Sri Lanka wins Another medal at Tokyo Paralympics as Dulan wins bronze
Sri Lanka’s Samitha Dulan Kodithuwakku has won the Bronze medal in the Men’s Javelin Throw - F46 – event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. This is Sri Lanka’s second medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Earlier today, Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Priyantha Herath set a new world record in the Men’s Javelin Throw F46 event and picked up the gold medal. It was Sri Lanka’s first-ever gold medal in Paralympic Games history.
Meanwhile Seargent Dinesh Priyantha Herath who won the Gold medal at Tokyo Paralympic Games, has been promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer 1 by Army Commander General Shavendra Silva with the approval of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Defence Secretary.
Sergeant Dinesh Priyantha Herath made history by winning Sri Lanka’s first-ever Gold Medal in the Paralympic Games.