The inter-command sea swimming competition which consisted of a 2km swim was successfully held at the Nicholson Cove seas yesterday (28 April 2018) with the participation of over 450 male and female swimmers.
The overall championship in the men’s category of the competition was won by the Eastern Naval Command and its overall championship in the women’s category was secured by the Western Naval Command. Engineering Mechanic (Shipwright) Nadheera Perera of the Afloat Command and Lieutenant Achini Karunarathna of the Western Command became the champion swimmers in respective male and female categories.
Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Niraja Attygalle graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. A large number of officers and sailors attached to the Eastern Naval Command were also present at the event.