Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel sponsored the 81st Annual Two-Mile Sea Swim organised by Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU), which was held at the Mount Lavinia Hotel Beach in March 2018. Mobitel takes pride in joining hands with the Annual Two-Mile-Sea-Swim, as they always look forward to giving wings to local champions to excel in both local and international spheres.
Commenting on the successful conclusion of the event, Mobitel Senior General Manager, Marketing, Isuru Dissanayaka stated, “We are definitely privileged to sponsor the 81st Annual Two-Mile Sea Swim since we believe this is a rich tradition recalling back over eight decades which we would like to sustain.” He further added, “We are delighted with the successful outcome of the 81st Annual Two-Mile Sea Swim with which Mobitel was associated as the main sponsor. The event showcased some promising swimmers who we hope will make the nation proud one day. We thank the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union for their support. Mobitel will continue to explore novel ways to promote aquatic sports in the country.”
The two-day event featured the master Women’s Race, which was won by Asanthi de Silva from the Rainbow Aquatic Club who completed it in 36.5 minutes, while the Under 15 Girls event was won by Gayathmi De S Wijenayake from St Bridget’s Convent who completed the race within 48.5 minutes. The Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union is the national apex body for the aquatic sports of swimming, diving, water polo, synchronize swimming and open water swimming.