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DISSANAYAKE MUDIYANSELAG Kumudu Priyanka
Sport Para athletics
NPC Sri Lanka   
GenderWomen
Age34
Height1.54 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F45
Further Personal Information
Residence
Monaragala, SRI
Occupation
Public Servant
Languages
Sinhala
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first participated in Para athletics national meetings in 2006 in Sri Lanka.
Why this sport?
Wheelchair racer Premadasa Dissanayake introduced her to the sport.
Club / Team
Rehab Lanka Sports Club: Sri Lanka
Name of coach
Arjan Ratnayake, SRI
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the long jump and 100m at the 2018 Sri Lanka National Championships. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Sri Lankan sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What matters is not a person's limbs, but the mental courage to face life." (efcnetworkondisability.employers.lk, 30 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (efcnetworkondisability.employers.lk, 30 Apr 2019)
Impairment
She lost both her hands and the vision in one eye after a hand grenade exploded in her hands at age 16. (efcnetworkondisability.employers.lk, 30 Apr 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
15 2021 100m T47 13.31
9 2021 Long Jump T47 4.92
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2019 Long Jump T47 4.51
17 2019 100m T47 13.71
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 200m T47 29.37
4 2014 400m T37/38/47 1:08.21
3 2014 Long Jump T47 4.25
4 2018 Long Jump T45/46/47 4.41
7 2018 100m T45/46/47 14.58