Sri Lanka Won first Medal at Paralympics


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Dinesh Priyantha Herath secured Sri Lanka’s first medal- a bronze in men’s javelin throw F46 final at the Rio Paralympics yesterday.

The 30-year-old Sri Lankan thrower cleared a distance of 58.23 meters a personal best mark to win the medal.

Indian Devandra Jhahharia win the gold with a new world record mark of 63.97 meters.

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