SLAF swimmer sets Asian swimming record

Amani Nilar | Published: 12:23 PM Apr 11 2021
Local SLAF swimmer sets Asian swimming record

Sri Lanka Air Force swimmer and Aircraftman Roshan Abeysundara has set a new Asian and  Sri Lankan record by swimming 59.3km across the palk strait in 28 hours 19 minutes and 43 seconds today (11).

Abeysundara began swimming across the Palk Strait from Talaimannar to Dhanishkodi yesterday (10).

This feat has been undertaken by Kumar Anandan in 1971, who completed the event in 51 hours.



Amani Nilar | Published: 12:23 PM Apr 11 2021

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