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INFO & DETAILS: SL PARTICIPANTS AT TOKYO 2021 PARALYMPICS

 

 

 

SRI LANKA AT 2021 PARALYMPICS
Nine (9) athletes will be representing Sri Lanka at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, to be held from 24 August to 5 September.
Compiled by Chathura Ranasinghe

Name

 
Remarks
  1. Dinesh Priyantha Herath
* Team Captain
* Represents SL Army Gajaba Sports Club
* Event – Athletics – T46 (Javelin)
# Achievements:
– 2016 Rio Paralympics (Bronze Medal)

– 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, London (Bronze Medal)
– 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta (Gold Medal)
– 2019 World Para Athletics Championship in Dubai (Silver Medal)

  1. Samitha Dulan
* Represents SL Army Military Police Sports Club
* Event – F44 – Athletics – (Javelin)

# Achievements:
– 2019 World Para Athletics Championship in Dubai (4th Place)

 

  1. Sampath Hettiarachchi
* Represents SL Army Vijayabahu Sports Club
* Event – Athletics – F64 – (Javelin)

# Achievements:
– 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta (Silver Medal)

 

  1. Palitha Bandara
* Represents SL Army SLNG Sports Club
* Event – Athletics – F42 – (Shot Put)

# Achievements:
– 2018 Asian Game in Jakarta (Silver Medal)

 

  1. Maduranga Subasinghe
* Represents SL Navy Sports Club
* Event – Athletics – T47 – (400 m)

# Achievements:
– 2021 Faza Athletics Championship (Silver Medal)

 

  1. Kumudu Priyanka
* Represents MAS Holding Sports Club
* Event – Athletics – T45/46 – (100 m / Long Jump)

# Achievements:
– 2018 Asian Games (Long Jump Bronze Medal)

 

  1. Sampath Bandara
* Represents SL Army Light Infantry Sports Club
* Event – Archery

# Achievements:
– 2019 Asian Archery Championship in Bangkok (Gold Medal)

 

  1. Mahash Jayakody
* Represent – SL Army Special Force Sports Club

* Event – Rowing
# Achievements
– 2021 Regatta Asian Continent in Tokyo (Gold Medal)

 

  1. Ranjan Darmasena
* Represents SL Army Gamunu Watch Sports Club

* Event – Wheelchair Tennis (Men’s Singles)
# Achievements:
– Current (16 August 2021) International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s singles wheelchair tennis world rank – 58
– Career high ITF men’s singles wheelchair tennis world rank – 38 on 25 February 2019