Sri Lankan sprint champion Yupun Abeykoon failed to qualify for the men’s 100m event semi-final at the World Athletics Championships held in the USA.
He was placed 5th in the selection heats held this morning.
Yupun Abeykoon recorded a time of 10.19 seconds.
Abeykoon recently entered the record books by becoming the first South Asian to run 100m in less than 10 seconds.
Competing at the Resisprint International event in Switzerland, Abeykoon finished the 100m race in just 9.96 seconds.