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Cash bonanza for winning Para Athletes

Dinesh Herath (left) and Samitha Dulan
Dinesh Herath (left) and Samitha Dulan

Tokyo Paralympic Games medal winners Dinesh Priyantha Herath and Samitha Dulan are set to receive a huge cash bonanza from the Sports Ministry once they arrive on September 7.

Gold Medallist Herath will receive a cash award of Rs. 50m while the Bronze Medallist Dulan will receive a cash award of Rs. 20m under the directions from the National Sports Council (NSC).

The award presentation to the two Sri Lankan para athletes will be made during a ceremony in Colombo once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

The Sports Ministry has also made arrangements to provide a red carpet welcome for the two medal winners during their arrival on September 7.

 


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