Olympic Silver Medalist Susanthika Jayasinghe who was admitted to the Diyatalawa Hospital on Tuesday after she suddenly fell ill, was airlifted to the National Hospital in Colombo today.
She was admitted to the Diyatalawa Hospital with an attack of dengue and was later transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Hospital.
Diyatalawa Base Hospital Director Dr. Ranjith Amarakoon said Susanthika was airlifted to Colombo in a Sri Lanka Air Force commercial flight, after the Sports Ministry offered to pay the air fare.
Meanwhile, National Hospital Coordinator Pushpa Ramyani de Soysa said Mrs. Jayasinghe was recovering from fever.(Darshana Sanjeewa)