Regent International College emerge champions for the 5th consecutive year
The 12th Annual Gampaha District Swimming Meet organized by Regent International College was successfully held on 4th and 5th July 2015 at the Regent International College Swimming Pool.
Mr. Ruwan Manawadu(Head coach of St. Joseph's college, Colombo -10) graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest of the Meet.
The Swimming Meet was conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) and the meet was sanctioned & officiated by SLASU officials. Regent International College sponsored the event together with Sri Lanka Insurance, Makeen Book Shop, Ceylon Cold Stores Limited, Metropolitan Agencies, Tech Waters, nCinga Company limited, Water Plus and Nippom paints. More than 600 talented young swimmers representing more than 40 reputed International and National Schools in Gampaha District participated in different events conducted for different age categories.
Lankika Melani Fernando of Ave Maria Convent Negombo won Best Swimmer-Girl while Abilasha Portzman of Regent International College and Pasindu Sirimanna of Bandaranayaka College Gampaha was selected as join Best Swimmer-Boy.
Regent International College won Girls Championship while Bandaranayaka College and Loyola College Negombo won join Boys Championship at the 12th Annual Gampaha District Swimming Meet 2015. St.Peter's College Negombo was the First Runner Up boys school and Viharamahadevi Balika Vidyalaya Kiribathgoda was the First Runner Up girls school.
The Regent International College Challenge Trophy was won by the Regent International College for the 5th consecutive year obtaining 446 points. Obtaining 291 points St.Peter's College Negombo became the Overall Runner Up of the meet.
Following are the age group Champions from 12th Annual Gampaha District Swimming Meet.
Under 11 Champion – Girls – Senushi Kalawitigoda – Regent International College
Under 11 Champion – Boys – Naveen Akalanka Sirimanna – Rajasinghe Maha Vidyalaya – Imbulgoda
Under 13 Champion – Girls – Nethmi Manawasinghe – Regent International College and Gawravi Minrada Pathirana – Viharamahadevi Balika Vidyala
Under 13 Champion – Boys – Abilasha Portzman – Regent International College
Under 15 Champion – Girls – L.P.P Dulmi Pathirana– Lyceum International School-Gampaha
Under 15 Champion – Boys – Tharaka Nadun Sirimanna – Thakshila College Gampaha
Under 17 Champion – Girls – Lankika Melani Fernando – Ave Maria Convent Negombo
Under 17 Champion – Boys - R.S Navodh Lakshan – Lyceum International School Wattala
Under 20 Champion – Girls Anjali Dilka and Sumedi Anuththara- St.Peter's College Negombo
Under 20 Champion – Boys S.A.P.D Sirimanna – Bandaranayaka College – Gampaha
Distinguished Guests gracing the event: From Left to Right- Vice Principal Mrs.Wickramarachhci, the Sports Coordinator cum Disciplinarian Lt.Col. Jayanath Jayasinghe(Rtd), the Chief Guest Mr. Ruwan Manawadu, the College Director Mr. Udaya Gunasekara and the Principal Mr. N.L.M. Arunashanta.
Young Swimmers brightening the occasion with remarkable talents
Regent Champions Receiving the Regent International College Challenge Trophy from the Principal Mr. N.L.M. Arunashanta, the Chief Guest Mr. Ruwan Manawadu, and the College Director Mr. Udaya Gunasekara.