Youth Olympic Games 2018 Argentina Akalanka Peiris shoulders Sri Lankan medal hopes

Saturday, 6 October 2018 00:10 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Peterite schoolboy, Akalanka Peiris will carry the Sri Lankan hopes of a medal at the Youth Olympic Games 2018, which will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He will participate in the 50-metre backstroke, 100-metre backstroke and 50-metre butterfly categories tomorrow at the Obelisco de Buenos Aires Grand Stadium.