Sugath Thilakaratne

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Deshabandu Robosingho Arachchilage Don Sugath Thilakaratne (born July 30, 1973[1][2] in Norton Bridge, Sri Lanka), commonly as Sugath Thilakaratne, was a Sri Lankan athlete who competed in the 400 metres.

Sugath Thilakaratne
Personal information
Native nameසුගත් තිලකරත්න
Full nameRobosingho Arachchilage Don Sugath Thilakaratne
NationalitySri Lanka
Born (1973-07-30) July 30, 1973 (age 46)
Norton Bridge, Sri Lanka
Sport
CountrySri Lanka
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Sprint
Updated on 24 November 2015.

His best season was in 1998, when he improved his personal best by almost a second to 44.61 and subsequently won medals in three international championships. His best performance in a major global competition was in the 2001 World Championships where he reached the semi final.[3][4]

Sugath is currently the President of the Sri Lanka Athletic Association. He was appointed to the post on 14 May 2015.[5][6][7]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Sri Lanka
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st 400 m
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 1st
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3rd
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 3rd

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sugath Thilakaratne". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Sugath THILAKARATNE - Olympic Athletics | Sri Lanka". International Olympic Committee. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  3. ^ Sugath Thilakaratne, from Norton Bridge to Atlanta and Sydney
  4. ^ Sugath Tilakaratne best athlete at CP meet
  5. ^ http://www.adaderana.lk/news/30862/sugath-thilakaratne-elected-president-of-slaa
  6. ^ http://mirrorcitizen.dailymirror.lk/2015/05/15/sugath-thilakaratne-at-the-helm-of-athletics-association/
  7. ^ http://www.nation.lk/edition/sport-online/item/40820-sugath-thilakaratne-takes-over-aasl.html
  8. ^ Asian Games Statistics – Men’s 400m Archived 26 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine

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