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PERERA Sadun
Sport Para powerlifting, Weightlifting
NPC Sri Lanka   
GenderMale
Age53
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sri Lanka
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2000.
Why this sport?
He originally competed in wheelchair racing, but he switched to powerlfiting due to the high cost of a racing chair.
Senior International Debut
Year
2000
Competing for
Sri Lanka
Location
Belgium
General Interest
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair racing. (nation.lk, 03 Oct 2010)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (island.lk, 2000)
Other information
LEADER
He captained the Sri Lanka powerlifting team at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (dailynews.lk, 10 Sep 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
11 2000 48kg 110.0
  2004 48kg  NoM
Commonwealth Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
9 2006 Bench Press 157.20
  2010 Bench Press  NoM
9 2014 Bench Press Lightweight 145.4