March, 2, 2018
~ Main Sponsor of heritage ‘81st Annual 2-Mile Sea Swim’ event
Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, is pleased to be the Main Sponsor of the ‘81st Annual 2-Mile Sea Swim’ organized by Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) to be held at the Mount Lavinia Hotel Beach on 3rd and 4th March 2018. Committed to nation building in unique ways, Mobitel once again supports sports in order to encourage local talent to realize its fullest potential.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Mobitel Senior General Manager, Marketing, Isuru Dissanayaka said, “We are privileged to sponsor the ‘81st Annual 2-Mile Sea Swim’ since we believe this is a rich tradition harking back over eight decades which we would like to sustain. We are pleased to collaborate with Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union to support swimming and aquatic sports and bring greater visibility to this sport. Mobitel plays a key role in both school and national level sports by supporting and assisting the development of the same through strategic partnerships.”
The two-day event features the Women’s Open Race, Under 15 Boys & Girls Race, Men’s Open Race and Masters 1 km swim (above 40 years of age). The participating swimmers will vie for the HPN Challenge trophy for Men / Inter Services Trophy and the Best Performance – Under 15 years of age trophies!
The Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union is the national governing body for the aquatic sports of swimming, diving, water polo, synchronize swimming and open water swimming. This sponsorship will make Mobitel synonymous with the aquatic sports for which the country possesses the ideal conditions. Mobitel is committed to developing this sport further.
Photo caption: (Above – from left) SLASU Vice President Darshana Dias; SLASU Treasurer Chanaka Hasantha; SLASU President Mahinda Liyanage; Mobitel Senior Marketing Manager Indika Amarasuriya; Mount Lavinia Hotel Resident Manager Harinda Weerasinghe; SLASU Director Competitions Asanga Warusavitharana and Glory Swim Shop Managing Director Ranga Balasooriya at the Official Press Conference of the ‘81st Annual Two-Mile Sea Swim’ event with Mobitel as the main sponsor
[caption id="attachment_43937" align="alignnone" width="775"] (From left) SLASU Director Competitions Asanga Warusavitharana, Mobitel Senior Marketing Manager Indika Amarasuriya, SLASU Vice President Darshana Dias, SLASU President Mahinda Liyanage, SLASU Treasurer Chanaka Hasantha, Mount Lavinia Hotel Resident Manager Harinda Weerasinghe and Glory Swim Shop Managing Director Ranga Balasooriya after the unveiling of the trophies[/caption]