Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

12th February 2019 09:55:01 Hours

Army Swimmers Carry Overall Championship in Famous Ambalangoda Swim

The 46th Two-mile Swimming Championship (open) kicked off at Ambalagoda seas on Sunday (10) with 462 competitors, including 66 lady competitors from 49 sports clubs.

Sri Lanka Army bagged 101 points and qualified for the overall Championship and pushed Colombo St Peter's College team and Ambalagoda Devananda College to be 2nd and 3rd runners up respectively.

In the women's category, Colombo St Bridget's Convent won the Women's championship with the 60 marks while Devananda College and Colombo Vishaka College won 2nd & 3rd places respectively.

In the same way, Sri Lanka Army swimming team got the highest number of plates, awarded generally for the most hardworking participants in the defence services category.

Gunner H.D.C.H Perera of Sri Lanka Artillery carried away the award for the Best disabled competitor.