Sri Lanka grabs 7 medals SAAC day 2

The Sri Lanka team earned 7 more gold medals during the events held on the second day of the South Asian Aquatic Championship. Apart from this Sri Lanka also bagged a further 32 silver medals and 48 bronze medals...
#SAAC2016 – Sri Lanka bag 7 golds but India dominate waters

Ramudi Samarakoon of Sri Lanka won the first gold medal that was on offer in the 1st ever South Asian Aquatic Championships, winning the Under 15 Girls’ 200m Breaststroke event as the Sri Lankan swimmers went on to bag...
1st ever South Asian Aquatic Championship declared open

Marking a new milestone in the history of sport in the country, the 1st ever edition of the South Asian Aquatic Championship was declared open in celebratory fashion last evening by the Hon. Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara at...

Sri Lanka will have a strong diving team at the South Asian Aquatic Championship with the majority of school going divers making their way in national colours.Sri Lanka will have 15 male divers, a contingent that comprises of athletes...
Swimming

The finalized list released by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union ahead of the 1st South Asian Aquatic Championship (SAAC) will feature 87 swimmers from the host nation participating in three age categories. The Sri Lanka Aquatic Union’s brainchild, the...
#SAAC2016 – Know your Swimmers Part 1

With less than a week to go for the first South Asian Aquatic Championship that will take place at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Pool Complex from the 18th to the 23rd of this month, hosts Sri Lanka will be...
A Swimming Pool for each District

Taking the aquatics initiative forward, the Ministry of Sports will be funding the construction of swimming pools in each of the districts as a part of the 2020 visionary way forward for the Tokyo Olympics. The Hon. Minister of Sports,...

The Western Province swim team bagged a total of 67 medals at the 42nd National Sports Festival with 14 records being shattered on the final day of the meet. The final day of the swimming series of the 42nd National...
42nd National Sports Festival

A total of 12 records were shattered on the opening day of the 23rd National Sports Festival Swimming Championships as the Western Province swimmers dominated the day’s proceedings at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Complex. The swimming series of the...
South Asian Aquatic Championship

Marking a new beginning in aquatic sports history of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU), the national governing body for all aquatic sports in the country will be hosting the South Asian Aquatic Championships that is...