The 18th World Athletics Championship has started in Oregon, America.
Yupun Abeykoon, the Sri Lankan running champion who joined the 100 meter event, had to withdraw from the preliminary round.
Yupun won the 05th place in that race and the time taken to complete the 100m race was 10.19 seconds. He missed the semi-final round by 0.04 seconds.
Yupun, who completed the race in Switzerland earlier in 9.96 seconds, has retreated here.
Yupun Abeykoon has written a note on his face book about his match result, He said that he was hoping for victory, but lost it due to busy schedule and various problems.