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COORAY Anuradha Indrajith Name COORAY Anuradha Indrajith
NOC SRI - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Date of Birth 24 MAR 1978
Residence Gender Male
Height 175 cm Weight 64 kg
Discipline Athletics

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
Olympic Games
55Marathon2012London, GBR2:20:41

Detailed Information

Biography
Occupation Athlete, Shop Assistant
Languages Spoken English
Club Vale of Aylesbury Athletic Club, Aylesbury, ENG
Coach Nick Taylor [club] (ENG) from 2007 (bucksherald.co.uk, 28 Feb 2014)
Additional Information Most memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Games. "There were people back in Sri Lanka who doubted my ability to qualify again for the Olympics." (island.lk, 22 Apr 2012)

General
WYCOMBE TO AYLESBURY
He runs 16 miles a day to his place of work in Aylesbury from his home in High Wycombe, England. He works as a shop assistant in Aylesbury, and runs the distance both to and from work as part of his training. (youtube.com, 21 Apr 2012)

COMING OUT OF RETIREMENT
After he competed in the marathon for Sri Lanka at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, he retired and moved to England in 2007. He made a comeback and began training with coach Nick Taylor with the goal of qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (bbc.co.uk, 22 Apr 2012; youtube.com, 21 Apr 2012)

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