ATHLETE PROFILES

AKALANKA PEIRIS



  • D.O.B
    11th January 2000
  • SCHOOL
    St. Peter’s College
  • EVENT
    50m Butterfly, 50m,100m,200m Backstroke
  • NATIONAL RANK
    01
  • GENDER
    Male
  • P.O.B
    Colombo
  • LIVING CITY
    Panadura

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS

2016 – International Youth Games (Russia)
2016 – Asian School Games (India)


NATIONAL HONOURS

National record holder 50M Butterfly, 50M & 100M Backstroke

P.B - 24.86 in 50M Butterfly @ UZB
P.B - 26.33 in 50M Backstroke @ YOG 2018
P.B – 56.99 in 100M Backstroke @ UZB


Akalanka is the national record holder 50m & 100m backstroke and 50m butterfly. He won the gold at International Youth Games 2016 in Russia and the silver at Asian school games in India. He finished 9th in the world in the 50m backstroke at the concluded Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.