Sunil B Gunawardana Oly
Sunil B Gunawardana
Former Olympian he took part 1972 Olympics and turned Veteran coach, Sunil Gunawardene. one of the most experienced active coaches in Sri Lanka had a instrumental career so far both as a athlete and a coach as he had produced many top-notch athletes such as Damayanthi Darsha, Mahesh Perera, Rohan Pradeep Kumara, Ranga wimalawansha, Sumedha Fernando, Nayanthi kumari, Rohitha Pushpakumara, Prasanna Amarasekara in the past.
Gunawardena goes into history as the first schoolboy to break the 11 second barrier in a 100m event. After claiming all the school records Sunil was determined to break all national records and on his 21st birthday he achieved his dream when he broke the 100m and the 200m record which was unbroken for over 20 years.
Represented year for the Olympics:
1972- Munich – Germany