- Published on 31 August 2016
- Written by sports admin
Dinesh Priyantha won bronze medal at Rio Paralympic's
Sri Lanka's Dinesh Priyantha Herath won the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympic's in the men's javelin throw. He cleared the distance of 58.23m which was his personal best. India & China won the gold and silver respectively. This is a second occasion Sri Lankan athlete won a medal in Paralympic's. At the 2012 summer Paralympic's in London Sri Lanka won their first Paralympic medal through Pradeep Sanjaya.