SL to field strong team for World Para Meet

7 November 2019 12:05 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

(From left): Upul Indika Chuladasa, Buddika Indrapala, Samitha Dulan, Chaminda Sampath, Dinesh Priyantha, Palitha Bandara, Nuwan Indika, Amila Pasan and Kumudu Priyanka  

 

Sri Lanka led by Dinesh Herath will field a nine-member strong contingent for the World Para Athletics Championship 2019, which will be held from November 7 to 15 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).


The Paralympic track and field event, organised by the World Para Athletics Sub-committee of the International Paralympic Committee will see the participation of 114 countries fielding over 1,500 competitors at the Dubai event.


At the previous World Para Athletics Championship held in London, United Kingdom, Dinesh Herath secured Sri Lanka’s lone Silver Medal in the javelin throw, falling short by 2.43 meters to Sundar Sing of India.


The Sri Lanka Squad: Dinesh Herath (Captain), Amila Prasan, Nuwan Indika, A. G. U. I. Chuladasa, K. A. S. Dulan, H. A. C. S. Hettiarachchi, Palitha Bandara, I. C. N. Buddika and Kumudu Priyanka. 

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Land acquisitions in Hanthana and Knuckles Mountain ranges

Sri Lankans will soon lose their opportunity to boast about the rich biodiver

Wanathawilluwa forest clearance: Whodunit?

Days after the Anawilundawa Ramsar Wetland, situated in Puttalam District, ma

‘I’m scared to see her face’

On August 13, a woman happened to meet a child who was in desperate need of h

Kidneys that whisper death

A flute version of Beethoven’s ‘Für Elise’ was echoing from a distance