Visakha, Ananda overall swimming champs | Daily News

Visakha, Ananda overall swimming champs

The winning Ananda swimmers along with Ananda College Principal Lal Disanayake, Master in Charge Wishawajith Yasera, Coach Nishantha Kumarapperuma and team captain Venuja Hewavitharana.
The winning Ananda swimmers along with Ananda College Principal Lal Disanayake, Master in Charge Wishawajith Yasera, Coach Nishantha Kumarapperuma and team captain Venuja Hewavitharana.

Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo, and Ananda College, Colombo won the overall Women’s and Men’s Championships at the SLASU Novices swimming championships held recently at the Sugathadasa Swimming pool complex.

Visakha Vidayala swimming team captain receiving the women's overall swimming champion shield from SLASU President Mahinda Liyanage.

Visakha Vidyalaya, who were crowned champions the last time as well, won the overall Women’s Championship with a total of 118 points, with their team of 37 Swimmers who trained under the guidance of Head Coach Julian Bolling. Meanwhile Ananda College came back strongly compared to last month’s competition, rising from 13th place to the top and winning the overall Men’s Championships, beating S. Thomas’ College by 73 points. The Ananda Swimming team was able to up their game with a team of 48 Swimmers under the guidance of Head Coach Nishantha Kumarapperuma. S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia finished as the runner-up in the competition.

 


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