Dinesh wins gold medal and sets world record at Paralympics

Dinesh wins gold medal and sets world record at Paralympics

30 August 2021 10:30 am

Sri Lankan athelete Dinesh Priyantha Herath has won the gold medal in the F46 category javelin throw event at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Herath also set a new world record by throwing the javelin at a distance of 67.79 metres.

Herath, 35, is a resident of Anuradhapura and won a bronze medal in the same event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

MIAP