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Dialog congratulates Dinesh Herath and Samitha Dulan

Dinesh Herath , Samith Dulan
Dinesh Herath , Samith Dulan

The official sponsor of the National Paralympic Team for over two decades, Dialog Axiata PLC, congratulated the extraordinary achievement accomplished by Gold Medallist and new Javelin F46 world record holder Dinesh Priyantha Herath and Bronze Medallist, Samitha Dulan Kodithuwakku for their unparalleled achievements at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Herath made history when he secured Sri Lanka’s first-ever Gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games while his teammate Kodithuwakku, secured Bronze on a personal best distance of 65.61m in the F64 javelin event.

Herath, who is also the captain of the nine-member Sri Lankan contingent entered the Game’s record books by establishing a new world record throw of 67.79m in the men’s javelin F46 event.

Commenting on this milestone achievement, Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC said: “The historic win by Dinesh and Samitha is a testament to all Sri Lankans on what can be achieved with dedication, perseverance and discipline.”

“Dialog Axiata is proud to have been part of this historic journey with the National Paralympic Committee and Army Para Games for the last two decades.”

“We remain committed to nurturing Sri Lanka’s champions of tomorrow to reach the pinnacle and bring glory to our motherland.”

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