Rio Paralympics: SL’s Dinesh Herath wins bronze

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 8:15


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

Devendra Jhajharia from India won the gold, while Chunliang Guo of China grabbed the silver.

Meanwhile, Sri Lankan team at Paralympics secured the fourth position at the Men’s 4x100m race.

American team came in first but they were disqualified after the team violated rules leaving Germany to take home a gold.

Meanwhile, Brazil came in second and Japan bagged a bronze medal after coming third.

Japan ended the race at 44.06 seconds, while Sri Lankan team followed closely in 47.12.