Matthew Abeysinghe



  • SPORT
    AQUATICS
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    19th Mar 1996
  • GENDER
    Male
  • BIRTH PROVINCE
    Pennsylvania , USA
  • PLACE OF BIRTH
    Hazleton
  • OCCUPATION
    -
  • HEIGHT (CM)
    181
  • WEIGHT (KG)
    75

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS

  • Asian Games 2018 - Jakarta , Indonesia
  • Commonwealth Games 2018 - Gold Coast ,Australia
  • Summer Olympic 2016 - Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
  • South Asian Games
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 100m Freestyle (SAG record) - GOLD
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 200m Freestyle (SAG record) - GOLD
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 100m Butterfly (SAG record) - GOLD
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 200m Individual Medley(SAG record) - GOLD
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 400m Freestyle - GOLD
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 4x100m Freestyle - GOLD
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 4x200m Freestyle - SILVER
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 4x100m Freestyle medley - SILVER
  • South Asian Games 2016- India, 50m Backstoke - BRONZE
  • Summer Olympic 2016- Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil
  • Summer Youth Olympic 2014 - Nanjing,China

NATIONAL HONOURS


Matthew Abeysinghe is the current Sri Lankan record holder in the 50m freestyle(22.28), 100m freestyle (49.11), 200m freestyle (1:50:97), 400m freestyle (4:03:90) ,1500m freestyle (16:23:61), 50m backstoake (26.94), 200m Individual medley (2:07.33) , 400m Individual medley(4:40.47) and 100m Butterfly(54.71).

He was the leading gold medalist at the 12th South Asian Games for SrI Lanka in India. Matthew represented Sri Lanka in the Youth Olympics in 2014 and was ranked 13th overall in the Boys' 200-metre freestyle. He became the first Sri Lankan swimmer in history to earn a FINA World Championships qualifying standard.

Date Personal Best Competition Venue Achievement
1500m Freestyle- 16:23.61s National Age Group Swimming Championships 14 July 2012
14 July 2012 1500m Freestyle 16:23.61s National Age Group Swimming Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka
2018/04/07 50m Freestyle - 22.65 Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast , Australia
2018/04/07 100m Freestyle 49.11s Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast , Australia
25 September 2014 400m Freestyle 4:03.90 National Aquatic Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka
3 July 2016 100m Freestyle 49.11s Hong Kong National Age Group Swimming Championships Hong Kong, China
3 July 2016 400m Individual Medley 4:40.47 South Asian Games Guwahati, India
3 July 2016 200m Freestyle 1:52.14s Hong Kong National Age Group Swimming Championships Hong Kong, China
Date Seasonal Best Competition Venue Achievement

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