Jun 29, 2022

World record from para-athlete Dulan Featured

Paralympic Medalist Samitha Dulan has set a new world record throwing 66.60M at the National Para Athletics Championship- F44 Javelin Throw Finals.

The National Para Athletics Championships were held at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday (28) and today (29).

The previous world record in that category was 66.29 meters.

Dulan won a bronze medal representing Sri Lanka in the F44 category javelin throw event at the last 2020 Tokyo Summer Paralympics.

He was the first member of the Army Police Service Corps to compete at a Paralympics.