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Motorsports rider Ananda Wedisinghe passes away

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Motorsports rider Ananda Wedisinghe who sustained serious injuries during a race and was admitted to the Kandy National Hospital succumbed to his injuries this evening, hospital sources said.

Sources said the racer was vying against Suraj Perera in the Group SM 450cc class at the Nuwara Eliya Road Race held on April 22 and 23 this year.


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  • ceylon Monday, 29 May 2017 07:25 PM

    sad news.god bless his soul. via DM Android App

    Sharon Monday, 29 May 2017 07:53 PM

    Very sad news. He was one of the best riders we ever had via DM iOS App

    Keerthi Monday, 29 May 2017 08:02 PM

    The tragic death underscores the fact that SL must have at least one super specialty hospital similar to the ones in Singapore.

    Rachin Disanayake Monday, 29 May 2017 08:21 PM

    One in The best motor rider in Dri Lanka..Very Sad new.. May he attain Nirwana.. via DM Android App

    oshanda Monday, 29 May 2017 08:22 PM

    Very Sad news, its high time that they stop Nuwaraeliya road race , which has taken couple of life's and the safety standards are very low

    SL Monday, 29 May 2017 08:23 PM

    RIP yaar,I thought you'll pull through ..

    anura Tuesday, 30 May 2017 01:40 PM

    Very sad indeed. Srilanka is not up to standard to hold this type of competitions to international levels providing the necessary safety for riders. The family should be properly compensated by the responsible organisations which held this competition .

    ranjith chandrasekera Wednesday, 31 May 2017 05:26 AM

    My Deepest Sympathise to Ananada's family. Sri Lanka lost a talented rider.


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