SLAF swimming champion promoted
Sri Lanka Air Force swimming champion Roshan Abeysundara has been promoted to the rank of Corporal from today (15).
The Sri Lanka Air Force Headquarters announced that Abeysundara was promoted by Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana at the Air Force Headquarters in recognition of his achievement.
The SLAF swimmer and Aircraftman set a new Asian and Sri Lankan record by swimming 59.3km across the Palk Strait in 28 hours 19 minutes and 43 seconds.
He embarked on the challenging endeavour on 10 April and returned to the island on 11 April.