W. K. L. A. Nimali



  • SPORT
    ATHLETICS
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    19th Sep 1998
  • GENDER
    Female
  • BIRTH PROVINCE
    Southern
  • PLACE OF BIRTH
    Sooriyawewa, Hambantota
  • OCCUPATION
    Athlete - Air-force
  • HEIGHT (CM)
    160
  • WEIGHT (KG)
    48

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS

  • 2015 - Asian Athletics Championship, Wuhan, China - [800M] - BRONZE
  • 2015 - Asian Grand Prix 1st, 2nd & 3rd Legs, Thailand - [800M] - GOLD
  • 2018 - Asian Indoor Athletics Championship, Iran - [800M] - BRONZE
  • 2016 - Asian Indoor Athletics Championship in Qatar (800M) - SILVER
  • 2016 - South Asian Games, Guwahati, India - [800M] - GOLD
  • 2016 - South Asian Games, Guwahati, India - [4x400M] - SILVER
  • 2017 - IAAF World Athletics Championship, London, England - [800M]
  • 2017 - Asian Athletics Championship, India [800M] - GOLD
  • 2017 - Asian Grand Prix 2nd Leg, China - [800M] - BRONZE
  • 2017 - Asian Grand Prix 3rd Leg, Chinese Taipei - [800M] - BRONZE
  • 2013 - Asian Grand Prix 2nd Leg, Chonburi, Thailand - [800M] - GOLD
  • 2013 - Asian Grand Prix 3rd Leg - Colombo - GOLD
  • 2014 - Commonwealth Games - Scotland
  • 2009 - Asian Cross Country 8km - Bahrain
  • 2011 - Malaysian Grand Prix 1500m - GOLD
  • 2019 Asian Championship,Doha Qatar -800m Final 4th (2:08:69s)
  • 2019 Asian Championship,Doha Qatar - 400x4 Final 4th (3:35:06s NSLR)

NATIONAL HONOURS

  • 2013-2018 800M Unbeaten Champion - GOLD
  • 2016 - 400M National Champion - GOLD
  • 2015 National Championship 800m - GOLD
  • 2016 National Championship 800m - GOLD
  • 2017 - National Championship 800m - GOLD
  • 2018 - National Championship 800m - GOLD
  • 2016 - National Championship 400m - GOLD
  • 2012 - National Championship 400MHy - SILVER
  • 2008 & 2009 - National Championship 3000m St.chs - GOLD
  • 2009 - National Cross Country - SILVER

Nimali won the Gold medal at the Asian Championship in 2017 and in South Asian Games in 2016 in her pet event of 800m. She won the Asian Indoor Athletics silver medal in Qatar in 2016 also a silver medalist in the 4x400 relay at the South Asian Games in 2016. She is the unbeaten national ace runner from 2013 – 2018 in the island and her personal best stands at 2.02.58.

Date Personal Best Competition Venue Achievement
2011-06-09 3000M Steeplechase - 10:47.76s - Diyagama, Sri Lanka -
2011-09-08 5000M - 17:17.60s - Diyagama, Sri Lanka -
2011-09-24 1500M - 4:22.33s - Malaysia -
2012-11-30 400M Hurdles - 1:00.85s - Colombo -
2016-02-11 4x400M Relay - 3:38.89s 2016 South Asian Games India -
2017-04-09 800M - 02:2.58s 2017 1st National Trial Diyagama Silver Medal
2018-09-15 400M - 54.29s 2018 National Championship Colombo
Date Seasonal Best Competition Venue Achievement
24/02/2019 800m- 2:04.5s 1st National Trial Sugathdasa Stadium, Colombo 1st

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