Visakha, Lyceum on top after second day
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By Natasha Fernandopulle

The 2017 National and Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships organised by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) got underway at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool in Colombo on Wednesday (3).

With the second day’s proceedings drawing to a close yesterday (4) Visakha Vidyalaya with 92 points and Lyceum International School Wattala with 68 points were currently in first place in the Girls’ and Boys’ Under-15 age group while Mahamaya College Kandy (149.5 points) and Killer Whale Aquatics (155 points) were in the lead in the Women’s and Men’s categories.

Following Visakha Vidyalaya in the Under-15 age group are Lyceum International Schools Wattala (89 points), Gateway College Kandy (52 points), St. Bridget’s Convent (45 points) and Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya (34 points) while St. Joseph’s College Colombo (59 points), D. S. Senanayake College (54 points), Royal College Colombo (46 points) and Dharmaraja College (41 points) were among the top five in the same age group in the Men’s category.

Visakha Vidyalaya (141 points) and St. Joseph’s College Colombo (112 points) were in second place in the Girls’ and Boys’ categories respectively while Sirimavo Bandaranaika Vidyalaya (82 points), Musaeus College (67.5 points) and Ave Maria Convent (24 points) were in the top five in the Women’s category.

Meanwhile, Ananda College (87 points), Sri Lanka Navy (84 points) and Lyceum International School Wattala (44 points) were in the top five in their respective categories.

The competition dates of the National Long and Short Course Championships for this year have been altered to suit the international aquatic calendar therefore the 2017 National and Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships will be the selection trial for the 17th FINA World Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary from July 14-30.

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