Andrew Abeysinghe clinched the second gold medal in swimming for Sri Lanka at the 10th SAG on Sunday at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium swimming pool.
Abeysinghe made the feat, which brought the hosts their third gold, in the men`s 200m backstroke.
Rehan Poncha and Rohit Havaldar of India won the event`s silver and bronze medals respectively.
The Lankan swimmer bettered his heats` timing of 2:11:17 secs., with a fine show of 2:7:97 secs. in the final.
Meanwhile, in the Women`s 400m freestyle relay, the Sri Lankan team, comprising Piyumi Ekanayake, Chathuri Abeykoon and Mayumi Raheem, clinched the silver behind India. Mayumi Raheem and Daniel Lee added two silvers for Sri Lanka carrying the hosts` silver tally up to nine.
Men 200m backstroke final:
Andrew Abeysinghe (SL) 2:7:97 secs.
Rehan Poncha (Ind) 2:11:33 secs.
Rohit Havaldar (Ind) 2:13:40 secs.
Women 400m Freestyle Relay:
1. Ind 4:8:72 secs.
2. SL 4:16:72 secs.
3. Pak 4:25:20 secs.
Results of other events:
Men`s 100m Breastroke
1. Sejwal Sandeep (Ind) 1:7:73 secs.
2. Shahjahan Ali (Ban) 1:8:8 secs.
3. Abdul Chaudri (Ban) 1:10:34 secs.
5. Govinda Tidball (SL) 1:13:96 secs.
Women`s 200m `85
1. T. Varadaraju (Ind) 2:28:78 secs.
2. Mayumi Rahim (SL) 2:30:98 secs.
3. Rida Sabahat (Pak) 2:51:18 secs.
Women`s 800m Freestyle
1. Surabhi Tipre (Ind) 9:39:60 secs.
2. Pooja Alva (Ind) 9:41:92 secs.
3. Imara Fahim (SL) 10:21:95 secs.
Men`s 50m Freestyle
1. Varun Divgikar (Ind) 23:97 secs.
2. Daniel Lee (SL) 25:07:25:29 secs.
3. Najrul Islam (`85) 25:41 secs.
Women`s 100m Backstroke
1. Fariha Zaman (Ind) 1:09:05 secs.
2. Kiran Khan (Pak) 1:09:76 secs.
3. Kishipra Mahajan (Ind) 1:11:79 secs.