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Amara Indumathi Lallwala Palliyagurun

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Languages
English, Sinhala

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2012.

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Sri Lanka

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Milestones
She became the first female athlete to represent Sri Lanka at the Paralympic Games when she competed in the T46 100m and 200m at the 2012 Games in London. (bbc.co.uk, 29 Aug 2012; srilankasports.com, 14 Aug 2012; SportsDeskOnline, 05 Aug 2020)
Impairment
Her left arm has been amputated below the elbow. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T46 Heat 1 2012-08-31 5
Women's 100 m T46 Heat 1 2012-09-04 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T46 Final 1 2013-07-23 7
Women's 200 m T46 Semifinal 1 2013-07-24 8
Women's 200 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-25 8
Women's 100 m T46 Semifinal 1 2013-07-26 12
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2015-10-23 11
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-27 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T47 Final Round 2016-09-08 12
Women's 400 m T47 Heat 1 2016-09-13 3
Women's 400 m T47 Final Round 2016-09-14 5
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 2 2016-09-15 4
Women's 200 m T47 Final Round 2016-09-16 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 1 2017-07-14 11
Women's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-23 7
Women's 400 m T47 Final 1 2017-07-23 5