The Sugathadasa Indoor swimming pool is all set to host the 42nd annual Sri Lanka Schools All-Island Aquatic Championship from the 18th to the 21st of June 2015. With Milo Sri Lanka sponsoring the event for the 23rd time, this year’s edition is considered to be widespread with a large number of participants.
The four-day event has already begun to create the hype with the involvement of around 165 schools from various parts of the country. Apart from the entertaining relay events, the age groups for the other events are Under 09, 11, 13, 15, 17 and Under 19.
With the presence of the Captain of Sri Lanka Navy Jayantha Gamage, the opening ceremony is scheduled to kick off proceedings from 8 am onwards. Apart from the main events, 24 trophies and certificates are to be awarded to the Under 13 swimmers to reach a specific qualifying time.
Along with the guest of honor Mrs. Shivani Hegde (Managing Directress Nestle Lanka PLC), President Maithriepala Sirsisena is expected to be present at the closing ceremony on the 21st of June. Adhering to last year’s event, this year’s edition is expected to be much more entertaining and a platform at the same time for talented swimmers to reach international standards.
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