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Lal Pushpakumara Pattiwila Archchilage

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Family
One daughter

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1986 at school.
Why this sport?
"My life is sport, I have always loved sport."

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Sri Lanka
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Most influential person in career
His daughter. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
He was Sri Lanka's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump F44/46 Final Round 10
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump F46 Final Round 2012-09-08 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42/44 Final 1 2013-07-20 8
Men's 4x100 m T42-47 Final 1 2013-07-27 6