Akalanka Peiris



  • SPORT
    AQUATICS
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    11th Jan 2000
  • GENDER
    Male
  • BIRTH PROVINCE
    Western Province
  • PLACE OF BIRTH
    Colombo
  • OCCUPATION
    Student
  • HEIGHT (CM)
    175
  • WEIGHT (KG)
    76

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.

Date Personal Best Competition Venue Achievement
2017 50m Butterfly - 24.86s FINA Uzbekistan
2017 100m B-Stroke - 56.99s FINA Uzbekistan
2018, October 50M B-Stroke - 26.33s Youth Olympic Games 2018 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date Seasonal Best Competition Venue Achievement

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