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Dumeera Maduranga Alwis Pituwala Kankanange Don

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T44, F44

Further personal information

Residence
Galle, SRI
Occupation
Supervisor
Languages
Sinhala

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics during his time at school.
Why this sport?
He had an interest in the sport.
Club / Team
Rehab Lanka Sports Club : Colombo, SRI
Name of coach
Rohitha Fernando [national]; Nirmal Dharmaratne

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Sri Lanka

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two Asian Para Games silver medals in the 100m. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Michael Johnson. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He was born with foot drop, a muscular weakness or paralysis that makes it difficult to lift the front part of the foot and toes. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a supervisor for the Government of Sri Lanka. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F42/44 Final Round 2012-08-31 9
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 3 2012-09-01 6
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T44 Final 1 2015-10-23 11
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 1 2015-10-24 11
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 2 2015-10-29 14
Men's 4x100 m T42-47 Final 1 2015-10-31 9999