Oct 31, 4 years ago

Wesley Swimming on Saturday

Wesley Swimming on Saturday

The batch of ’93 of Wesley College has come forward towards a worthy cause to support extra-curricular activities of the College.

With a successful event held in 2013 to promote swimming among the students, the batch of ’93 has decided to make it an annual event this time in the format of an Inter-House swimming competition.

Wesley College is known to have produced well rounded countrymen to the nation. Wesleyites are known as “Men of grit and industry” who excel in all spheres may it be education or any other extracurricular activity.

Through 140 years of history, Wesleyites, have excelled in many sporting activity producing many national sportsmen in cricket, rugby, hockey etc.

Today; the Class of ’93 has embarked on a project to make history in swimming through Wesley College.

The growing enthusiasm among teachers, parents, students and oldboys since the brand new swimming pool was constructed was taken into consideration.

There was a need to put in place a structure to nurture and develop swimming among the students of Wesley.

The boys of the WCC batch of ’93 who has done many projects to benefit College; identified this need and put together The Annual Swimming Gala.

The aim of this project is to raise funds to sustain the total structure needed to have an effective program to nurture and develop swimming at Wesley, for years to come.

The event shall annually seek contributions from sponsors, well-wishers for this program to nurture, sustain and develop aquatic sports at Wesley College.

The heats of this event were successfully concluded on Saturday the 25th of October 2014, with the participation of hundreds of enthusiastic students in friendly rivalry.

Amazing skills were displayed and many talents were unfolded setting records and breaking many.

The batch of ’93 came together as one fraternal band to make this herculean task a success; ably assisted by the teachers parents and prefects to bring in precise perfection in timing to end all events scheduled for the day, so that the main event on the 1st of November should take off as planned.

The main event on 1st of November will be graced by the renowned sportsman of Wesley, Capt. Navin De Silva as the chief guest. Challenge trophies will be awarded to winners of each category.

© sportsinfo | Triomedia PPL


Share "Wesley Swimming on Saturday" via

More in Sports News
Jul 22, 9 mins ago

Dominant Sri Lanka Show No Mercy

Sri Lanka dominated another day in a series full of them, ending the second day of the Colombo Test at 151/3, a lead of 365, after bundling out South Africa for 124 on Saturday 21 July. By the time stumps were drawn, Dimuth Karunaratne had reached a …


Jul 20, 1 day ago

Sri Lanka kept in check as Keshav Maharaj returns career-best haul

A career-best spell by Keshav Maharaj helped South Africa keep Sri Lanka to 277/9 on the opening day of the second Test in Colombo. After the hosts got off to a great start, Maharaj, the South Africa left-arm spinner, brought his team back in the gam…


Jul 20, 2 days ago

Sri Lanka A Leveled the Series 1-1

Bangladesh A lost the second unofficial ODI against Sri Lanka by 67 runs at Sylhet. With this win, Sri Lanka A leveled the three-match series 1-1. After a slow start, it was all-rounder Thisara Perera’s knock of 111 which helped Sri Lanka to post 2…