Category Archives: Aquatic

MF Muhammad: The new breaststroke sensation in Sri Lankan swimming

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – MF Muhammad’s journey into swimming began as a quest for health, guided by doctors to combat asthma. Embracing the pool at Zahira College, his mentor and sole coach, Fawaz Mohideen, has shaped him into a formidable force over a decade. Now, Muhammad stands tall as a triple gold medalist, Under-18 Age Group…

Ladies’ College celebrates landmark swimming achievement

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COLOMBO (ePRESS) – Ladies’ College made history by winning a national-level swimming event for the first time in 24 years. They emerged as the Overall Girls Champions at the MILO-sponsored 49th All Island Schools Aquatic Championship held at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool Complex. Ladies’ College secured three titles: the Overall Girls Swimming Championship, the Senior…

Musaeus College’s Rushalee Dissanayake breaks 32-year record at MILO Aquatic Championship

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Musaeus College’s young swimming sensation, Rushalee Dissanayake, stole the spotlight on the third day of the 49th MILO All Island Schools Aquatic Championship. The event, held at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool Complex on Thursday, saw Dissanayake break a 32-year-old meet record in the Under-14 Girls 200m Freestyle. Dissanayake clocked an impressive…

Musaeus College’s Rushalee Dissanayake sets two new meet records

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Rushalee Dissanayake of Musaeus College shone brightly at the 49th MILO All Island Schools Aquatic Championship, setting a new meet record in the Under-14 Girls 100m Freestyle on the second day of the competition at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool Complex. Dissanayake clocked an impressive 1:05.11, breaking the previous record of 1:05.14 set…

Mikhail Jayaweera completes hat-trick of wins to qualify for Junior World Aquatics

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Mikhail Jayaweera of Colombo International School (CIS) achieved an impressive feat by winning the 1m Springboard, 3m Springboard, and Platform events at the 48th National Age Group Diving Championship, organized by Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU), which was held at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool on June 28 and 29, saw Mikhail…

Hat-trick of wins for Lyceum Wattala girls’ swimming team

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WATTALA: (ePRESS) – The Lyceum International Wattala girls’ swimming team has won their third consecutive championship this year. They clinched the Western Province National Schools Games Swimming Championship, held at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool complex last week. The event was organized by the Ministry of Education. Earlier this year, the Lyceum Wattala girls’ team also…

AIS celebrates another Olympian as Kyle heads to Paris 2024

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Kyle Abeysinghe, a two-time silver medalist at the Commonwealth Youth Games and a Commonwealth Games finalist, is set to represent Sri Lanka at the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics. Abeysinghe, 24, becomes the third alumnus from Asian International School (AIS) to achieve this honor. Abeysinghe, the younger brother of double Olympian Matthew Abeysinghe, made…

Golden girl Dilushi Dilshara propels Lyceum Wattala to championship win

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WATTALA: (ePRESS) – Dilushi Dilshara, a 13-year-old student from Champion Lyceum International School Wattala, emerged as the shining star of the 48th National Age Group Swimming Championship, held recently at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool. Dilshara’s remarkable performance not only secured her the title of Under-15 Girls Champion but also brought glory to her school and…

Lyceum Wattala: Champions of the pool at National Age Group Swimming Championship

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Lyceum International School Wattala made history at the 48th National Age Group Swimming Championship, securing their first-ever Overall Women’s Championship title in school history. Hosted by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool Complex, the five-day event concluded last Sunday with Lyceum Wattala emerging victorious among 52…

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