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44th Sri Lanka Schools Swimming Championships 2017

The 44th Sri Lanka Schools Swimming Championships 2017 began today at the Sugathadasa Indoor stadium as Junior and Senior trials and finals took place on day one. Stay tuned for more updates from the Championships as schools from around...
Matthew Abeysinghe

Matthew Abeysinghe – First ever Lankan swimmer to qualify for Olympics

Sri Lanka’s star swimmer and South Asian Games medalist Matthew Abeysinghe qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics when he clocked 50.53 in the Men’s 100m Freestyle event at the Hong Kong Swimming Circuit championships creating history to be the...

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...

22 new records open up the National Age Groups

The opening day of the 45th National Age Group Swimming Championship brought about a staggering 22 new meet records, at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Complex, today (22nd August).  >>Photo Album: National Age Group Swimming Championship 2019 – Day 01<< The tournament...
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Sri Lanka Schools’ Aquatics – Record-breaking performances

Last week’s Sri Lanka Schools’ Age Group Aquatic Championship that took place for the 43rd successive occasion saw four days of exciting action with a staggering number of 35 records broken during the course of the championship. While St....

Sri Lanka disqualified in 4x100m Freestyle

Team Sri Lanka faced an unfortunate exit in the Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay at the Asian Games, a short while ago. Abeysinghe brothers knocked out of 50m Free Matthew and Kyle Abeysinghe could not qualify for the final of the 50m...

Saluting the Record Breakers of Schools Swimming

Record breaking is not easy. To topple an already over-the-top achievement takes grit, determination, dedication and months of preparation. For some, seeing their names on the records and hearing a stadium full of spectators’ cheer for them is a...

8 Records on Day 1 of Schools Swimming

The 45th edition of the prestigious Sri Lanka Schools Swimming Championship splashed at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Complex, this morning (6th June). St. Joseph’s College and Mahamaya Girls College Kandy finished day 1 of the Milo All Island Interschool...
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Matthew Abeysinghe in seventh heaven

Matthew Abeysinghe took Sri Lanka to a new glorious achievement when he won the 400 meters individual medley making it seven gold medals to the tally breaking a 25 year old record set by Julian Bolling in the year...
National Swimming 2018

Swimming Nationals set to hit the waters in November

The waters of Sugathadasa will open for one last time this year as the National and Junior National Aquatic Championship is set to commence on the 1st of November, at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Complex. Olympic Medalist in the making? Organized annually,...

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