Niluka Karunaratne Sri Lanka

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

13 Feb 1985

Height

1.72m

Weight

65kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

BADMINTON

Niluka Karunaratne competed in BADMINTON

Did you know?

  • Badminton matches are played over the best of three games.
  • Each game is won by the first player or doubles pair to reach 21 points by a margin of two clear points.
  • All events begin with group stages, followed by a knockout format.
  • With shuttlecock smashes reaching speeds of more than 200mph, badminton has claims to be the world's fastest racquet sport.
  • Since making its Olympic debut in 1992, badminton has been dominated by Asian countries. All 15 medals at the 2008 Olympics went to Asian shuttlers.

Appearances for Niluka Karunaratne

Date Event Won
1 Aug Men's Singles Round of 16, Match MS134
30 Jul Men's Singles Group Play Stage Group C, Match MS118 Won

Head to Head

Niluka Karunaratne vs Rajiv Ouseph

Niluka Karunaratne

Niluka Karunaratne Sri Lanka flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

65kg

Age

29

Rajiv Ouseph

Rajiv Ouseph Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.89m (6'2")

Weight

82kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table