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HETTIARACHCHI Ajith
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sri Lanka   
GenderMen
Age48
Place of BirthGalle, SRI
Height1.32 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44
Further Personal Information
Residence
Galle, SRI
Occupation
Serves in the Army
Languages
English, Sinhala
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Club / Team
Gamunu Sports Club: Ratnapura, SRI
Name of coach
Ranjith Hennayake, SRI
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing volleyball. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was shot in his left ankle while serving in the Sri Lankan Army in 2001. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 100m T44 12.11
4 2016 4 x 100m Relay T42-47 47.12
Round 1 2016 200m T44 24.58
7 2016 400m T44 56.50
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 200m T44/62/64 24.99
12 2018 100m T44/62/64 12.27
6 2018 400m T44/62/64 57.50