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PITUWALA KANKANANGE Dumeera Maduranga Alwis
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sri Lanka   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthColombo, SRI
Height1.67 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
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
Senior 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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 Long Jump T42/44 5.56
Round 1 2012 200m T44 26.23
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2015 Long Jump T44 5.77
Heats 2015 200m T44 25.98
Heats 2015 100m T44 12.62
  2015 4 x 100m Relay T42-47  DNF
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Long Jump T42/44 5.58
4 2014 200m T44 25.79
2 2014 100m T44 12.40
5 2018 100m T44/62/64 12.04
6 2018 Long Jump T44/62/64 5.93