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LALLWALA PALLIYAGURUNNANS Amara
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sri Lanka   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthMonaragala, SRI
Height1.32 m
Weight 44 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Monaragala, SRI
Occupation
Information Technology
Languages
English, Sinhala
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2012.
Club / Team
Rehab Lanka Sports Club: Colombo, SRI
Name of coach
Vimukthi De Zoysa
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Sri Lanka
General Interest
Hobbies
Singing, dancing. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her left arm has been amputated below the elbow. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2012 200m T46 29.36
Round 1 2012 100m T46 13.96
12 2016 Long Jump T47 4.09
5 2016 400m T47 1:01.74
6 2016 200m T47 27.54
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2013 Long Jump T46 4.11
8 2013 200m T46 28.51
Semifinal 2013 100m T46 14.59
11 2015 Long Jump T47 4.60
Heats 2015 200m T47 28.71
11 2017 200m T47 29.58
5 2017 400m T47 1:03.17
7 2017 Long Jump T47 4.42
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 200m T47 28.77
4 2014 100m T44/47 13.89
2 2014 Long Jump T47 4.36
2 2018 Long Jump T45/46/47 4.62
5 2018 200m T45/46/47 27.96