Archive for the ‘Swimming’ Category

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The final years of the 20th century, the world was immensely excited about the new millennium. Two young gentlemen spending the most memorable time of their school lives in the place where river, lake and mountain meet were listening to another monotonous lesson of chemistry. Were they actually listening or pretending was a suspicion to Mr. Pathiraja; one of the popular masters of Trinity College at the time. He wanted  [ Read More ]

A man with a cool head and a firing heart, a proud champion with a charming smile that epitomizes humility, Heshan Unamboowe has been synonymous with Sri Lankan aquatics for the past decade. Now with just only three months to reach the pinnacle of his career – 2012 London Summer Olympics, I thought of unleashing the tale of this extraordinary sportsman. Heshan got into the waters of Trinity College as  [ Read More ]

The Trinity College Swimming Team has set a new record scoring over 1000 points at the 2012 seventh annual Age Group and Novices Swimming Championship organized by the Central Province Aquatic Sports Association. They emerged victorious in the tournament, displaying their supremacy over all the other participated schools. The event took place at the Peradeniya University Swimming Pool at Kandy.   This was the seventh consecutive time they emerged as  [ Read More ]

Trinity College, Kandy created a new record when it won the National Swimming Championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) for the third time worked off at the Ananda College swimming pool in Colombo recently. The new record is that Trinity College is the first school to win the National Swimming Championship for the third time. They won this in 2007, 2008 and 2011. In winning this  [ Read More ]

  Two new records were established on day two of the Short Course National Swimming Championship 2011 held at the Hillwood swimming pool in Kandy. The two records were broken by the two teams holding the previous record. The first record to be shattered was in the Men’s 4-50 metre Medley Relay event by Navy who set a time of 1.53.34 seconds to eclipse their own record of 1.54,67 seconds  [ Read More ]

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