The 15th Annual Inter-House Swimming Meet 2016/2017
Regent International College, Gampaha held its 15th Annual Inter-house Swimming Meet 2016/2017 on 7th of October, 2016 at the college swimming pool. Age categories from under 5 to under 19 took part in the event.
The four houses of the college: Lincoln, Gandhi, Churchill and Einstein vied for the championship. Einstein House with 346 points emerged the champions. First Runners up was Gandhi House with 318 points while Churchill House became the second runners up with 299 points. A number of new meet records were set.
Mr. Chanaka Malimbada, the winner of two silver and two bronze medals at the South Asian Swimming Championship 2007 graced the occasion as the chief guest. He awarded the trophies to the winners.
Thenushi Kalawitigoda and Indusara Nanayakkara emerged under 9 champions. Shenushi Kalawitigoda and Subashana Portzman were the under 11 champions. Under 13 champions were Chanithi Korala and Dunitha Alles. Mandini Rajapaksha and Abhilasha Portzman became under 15 champions. Under 17 Navodi Nethmini and Madeesha Pathirana emerged champions while Nathasha Kariyawasam and Lankanath Gunawardhana were the under 19 champions.
The event was organized by the College swimming coach Mr.Ruwan Dangalla (ASCA level3) alone with the College Sports Coordinator Mr.Roshan Perera.
The Annual Inter-house Swimming Meet 2016 showcased many up and coming swimming stars and the overall development of the sport.