111 swimmers selected for SAAC 2019

South Asian Aquatic Championship 2019 – Team Sri Lanka

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A pool of 111 athletes have been furnished for the 3rd South Asian Aquatic Championship 2019 scheduled to be held in Bangalore, India from the 22nd – 28th January of 2019.

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A total of 25 male and 25 female swimmers have been selected to tour Bangalore in January by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union. The governing body looked at the winners from the National Age Group Swimming Championship and the National and Junior National Aquatic Championship held in the third and fourth quarters of this year.

All swimmers placed 1st and 2nd were taken into consideration and then filtered on FINA Points to match the Head Count.

Water Polo

The Girls & Boys’ Water Polo Teams for the South Asian Aquatic Championships in Bangalore, India from 22nd – 28th January 2019, have been selected from the selection trials held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Pool Complex on 19th December 2018.

The water polo players and officials selected for the Sri Lanka Boys & Girls Teams for the South Asian Aquatic Championships in Bangalore, India are as given below:

Diving

The Diving athletes for the South Asian Aquatic Championships in Bangalore, India have been selected from the winners (The best two in their respective categories) of the National Age Group Diving Championship and the National and Junior National Aquatic Championship 2018.

Open Water

The 5 KM and 10 KM Open Water athletes for the South Asian Aquatic Championships have been selected from the winners of the 5 Km Galle Face Sea Swim 2018 held in January 2018 and the 5KM Ambalangoda Sea Swim 2018 held in April.

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