Samitha Dulan Kodithuwakku has won a Bronze medal at the World Para Athletics Championships in Paris, throwing a best distance of 64.06m in the Men’s Javelin (F64 Class).
He was almost at a position of winning a Silver until Michael Burian in his final attempt, made a better throw. Sumit Antil won the Gold medal with a New World Record in F64 Javelin (70.83m).
Dinesh Priyantha and Pradeep Somasiri are the other Sri Lankans who are taking part in the Championship. Their events will be held on Sunday.