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Maurice Coomarawel

Full name: Maurice Coomarawel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: April 16, 1940
Died: July 22, 2008 in [unknown], Unknown, Australia
Affiliations: Winged Wheel Cycling Club, Colombo
Country: SRI Sri Lanka
Sport: Cycling


A multiple winner of national titles on both road and track, Coomarawel was the first and, as of 2008, only cyclist to represent Sri Lanka at the Olympic Games. He was the winner of the inaugural Tour de Ceylon in 1960, a triumph he repeated on four other occasions. He worked for the Central Transport Board and later served in the Sri Lankan Air Force before emigrating to Australia.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Sri Lanka SRI AC DNF

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1960 Summer 20 Roma Cycling Sri Lanka Final Standings AC DNF
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