Participants

Niluka KARUNARATNE

Niluka KARUNARATNE
    Badminton
Birth Date:  13 Feb 1985
Place of Birth:  GALLE
Country of birth:  SRI
Age:  33
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  76

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BDM Badminton Men's Singles 9
Mixed Team Event 9

Niluka KARUNARATNE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 9:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group A
India
5
Sri Lanka
0
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 19:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group A
Scotland
4
Sri Lanka
1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 14:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group A
Pakistan
1
Sri Lanka
4
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 13:40
Men's Singles Round of 64
Niluka KARUNARATNE
2
Christopher EYNON
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 11:20
Men's Singles Round of 32
Liam FONG
0
Niluka KARUNARATNE
2
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 13:40
Men's Singles Round of 16
Srikanth KIDAMBI
2
Niluka KARUNARATNE
0
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Singles R16
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Team QF
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Singles R16
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Doubles R32
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Team Group
2006 Melbourne, AUS Men's Singles QF
2006 Melbourne, AUS Men's Doubles R32
2006 Melbourne, AUS Mixed Team QF
2002 Manchester, ENG Men's Singles R16
2002 Manchester, ENG Mixed Doubles R64

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Singles Group
2012 London, GBR Men's Singles R16

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Glasgow, SCO Men's Singles R64
2014 Copenhagen, DEN Men's Singles R64
2013 Guangzhou, CHN Men's Singles R64
2005 Anaheim, USA Men's Singles R64

Sudirman Cup
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Gold Coast, AUS Mixed Team 21
2013 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Mixed Team 27
2011 Qingdao, CHN Mixed Team 29
2009 Guangzhou, CHN Mixed Team 31
2007 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Team 36
2005 Beijing, CHN Mixed Team 39

Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: KIM Young Man (KOR) (dailynews.lk, 21 Jul 2016)


Position style: Right-handed
Sporting relatives: His father, Louie, represented and coached Sri Lanka. His brothers, Dinuka and Diluka, play badminton professionally. His youngest brother, Chamika, competes in athletics, badminton and cricket at a national level. (sundaytimes.lk, 22 Jan 2012)
Injuries

Fell ill prior to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, and was hospitalised for more than two months due to overtraining. (sundaytimes.lk, 26 Feb 2012)


Ritual: "I do meditation before my matches, and I pray to Buddha to give me strength, focus and determination to achieve my ultimate goal". (bwf.tournament.com, 25 Apr 2017)

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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