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Palitha Halgahawela

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42

Further personal information

Residence
Matale, SRI
Occupation
Serves in the Army
Languages
Sinhala

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in Para athletics in 2014.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as a hobby.
Club / Team
National Guard Sports Club: Sri Lanka
Name of coach
Pradeep Nishantha, SRI

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Sri Lanka
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Indonesia

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in shot put at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Pradeep Nishantha. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)