Poor show by Sri Lankans swimmers
Dec 12, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka’s swimmers finished off badly when the two men and two women swimmers failed to impress in the ten kilometre marathon held at the Barr Al Jissa, Qantab beach yesterday.
Out of 18 men competitors Sri Lanka’s two men finished in 12 and 13 positions respectively as China’s Zu Lijun finished first in one hour, 55 minutes and 12.1 seconds.
He finished ahead of defending champion Mohammad Saleh of Syria who won the 5 kilometre marathon two days ago. Sahan Rupasinghe finished 12th in a time of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 00.7 seconds while Kanishka Fernando finished 13th in a time of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 36 seconds.