Priyantha threw the javelin at a distance of 67.79 metres while two Indians had the second and third best throw of 64.35m and 64.01m respectively.
Dinesh Priyantha won the Gold Medal for his record throw. (Colombo Gazette)
VIDEO: Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Priyantha set a new world record in the javelin throw at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo today.
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