Asian Para Games Herath bags fourth Gold Medal for SL

Published : 12:10 am  October 12, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (46) reads | 

CITY-DM-20-3Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Priyantha Herath continued his outstanding form and won his fourth Gold Medal at the Asian Para Games worked off in Jakarta, Indonesia yesterday.  


Herath smashed the Games as well as the Asian record with a splendid throw of 61.84 metres while competing in the Men’s F46 category javelin throw event.


The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement.


India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar won the Silver Medal while his countryman Rinku picked up the Bronze Medal to make it an India-dominated podium. (SP)

 

The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement