Chaminda Sampath Hetti Hetti Arachchige
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2008 in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka.
Why this sport?
He got involved in the sport as a recreational activity.
Club / Team
Vijayaba Sports Club: Sri Lanka
Name of coach
Pradeep Nishantha, SRI
Cricket, reading newspapers. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in javelin throw at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His daughter. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German javelin throwers Thomas Rohler and Johannes Vetter. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
In 2008 his left leg was amputated below the knee as the result of an injury he sustained while serving in the Sri Lankan Army. (army.lk, 12 Oct 2018; Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
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|Men's Javelin F44||Final Round||2016-09-09||12|