World Champion Liam Tancock to visit Sri Lanka

Three-time World Champion, four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and current World record holder in the 50-meter backstroke event, Liam Tancock will conduct a five-day swimming camp in Colombo this June.On accepting the invitation of Ceylon Tours, Tancock will...
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Nalanda College conquers Junior and Senior Nationals

Dilanka Shehan of Nalanda College has recorded five championship titles under his belt at the recently concluded National and Junior National short course Swimming Championships 2018. Fellow Nalandian Amodya Dulshan mirrored his medal count in the Junior Nationals, setting...
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CWG18; Semi final finish for Matthew in 50m

The Sri Lankan swimming prodigy, Matthew Abeysinghe bowed out of the Commonwealth Games after finishing 8th in the Men’s 50m Freestyle semi final 2, which took place at the Optus Aquatic Centre in the Gold Coast.Sri Lanka 4x100 team disqualified...

CWG18: Vinoli knocked out, Cherantha to the reserve slot

Sri Lankan swimmers, Vinoli Kaluarachchi and Cherantha De Silva did not have the scripted outing they hoped for in the two heats the duo participated in this morning. Vinoli Kaluarachchi took part in the Women`s 100m Free-style heat 02, which...

Sri Lanka 4×100 team disqualified in final

The Sri Lanka Men’s 4x100m Freestyle team were unfortunately disqualified in the final of the event due to an early entry into the water.Commonwealth Games: Swimmers off to the Final The 4-man swim team representation in the Gold Coast, powered...

CWG18; final dream ends for Matthew & Akalanka

Matthew Abeysinghe and Akalanka Peiris missed out on making a finals appearance in the Optus Aquatics Centre at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.Sri Lanka 4x100 team disqualified in final The Sri Lanka Men's 4x100m Freestyle team were unfortunately disqualified...

Commonwealth Games: Swimmers off to the Final

The 4-man swim team representation in the Gold Coast, powered their way through to the final of the Men’s 4x100m Freestyle event earlier this morning. The four powerhouses, Matthew Abeysinghe, Akalanka Peiris, Cherantha De Silva and Kyle Abeysinghe finished 5th...

Cherantha and Akalanka fall short on day 1

Cherantha De Silva and Akalanka Peiris competed in the Men’s 50m Butterfly event on the opening day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, earlier today (5th April). The Lankan duo De Silva and Peiris were among 56 swimmers in...
Matthew Abeysinghe

Commonwealth Games: All hopes on a stronger and faster Matthew

Matthew Abeysinghe turned 22 on March 19. Five days later Sri Lanka’s top male swimmer swam a personal best in the 100 metres freestyle – 42.53 seconds, his timing coming in yards – and qualified for the 2018 NCAA...

Dilanka and Kaushalya crowned champs of the sea

The Annual Two-Mile Sea Swim was held in its 81st year in grand form with over 1000 participants competing in 6 main categories. The swim took off at the Mount Lavinia beach shores and was a two-mile affair organized...

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