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WARNAKULASOORIYA Amila
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sri Lanka   
GenderMen
Age32
Height1.82 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Serves in the Army
Languages
Sinhala
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2015.
Why this sport?
"I started the sport as a hobby."
Club / Team
Sri Lanka Light Infantry Sports Club: Sri Lanka
Name of coach
Sumith Karunrathne
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the T42/T63 100m and 200m at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Sri Lankan sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Impairment
His leg was amputated in 2008 while he was serving in the Sri Lankan Army. (army.lk, 12 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2019 High Jump T64 1.55
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 200m T42/63 26.01
1 2018 100m T42/63 12.56
4 2018 High Jump T42/63 1.55