Aug 30, 2021

Sri Lanka bags first gold at Paralympics 2020 Featured

Dinesh Priyantha Herath won the first gold medal for Sri Lanka at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the F46 Javelin Throw.

His attempt set a new World Record as well, with a distance of 67.79 metres.  

Herath, who is the Sri Lankan team leader for this year’s Paralympics, was a bronze medallist for the same event at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

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