Swimming ace Peiris misses Asian Games opening ceremony due to A/L exams

While the rest of the Sri Lankan contingent were getting their shoes shined for the opening ceremony at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, swimming ace Akalanka Peiris had his head buried in exams at the residence of the Sri Lanka embassy in Jakarta.

In a first for Sri Lanka sport, 19-year-old Peiris was given […]

Swimming: Peterite Akalanka Peiris flying the Sri Lanka flag high at the 9th Asian Age Group Championship.

Youngster talks what it means to win at the recently concluded 9th Asian Age Group Championships and what he plans for the future. (courtesy “The Papare”):


Swimming: Peterite Wins Two Silver Medals at the 5th Asian Schools Championships

Yet another Peterite achieving milestones! Once again Mast.Akalanka Pieris creates ripples across the international waters and made our Alma Mater Proud!

He was also awarded “The Emerging Player for The Year 2015” in the boys’ swimming category, at the National Colours Award Ceremony held on the 10th of June at BMICH.

Warm wishes from the entire peterite community!