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13th October 2016 16:03:06 Hours

New Game Records Established in Army Para Games

The ongoing 19th Army Para Games - 2016 at Diyagama Stadium has so far established several new game records in shot put, high jump, long jump, javelin, discus throwing and 200 m events, etc.

New Game Records as follows:

S/320328 Sgt W.M.P Jayalath - SLLI 10.49 M in F 44(A) SHOT PUT

S/508669 Warrant Officer – I J.J Jayathilaka – VIR 7.91 M in F 11 SHOT PUT

S/193749 Private W. Amila Prasan – SLLI 1.63 M in F 42 HIGH JUMP

S/CDO554976 Lance Corporal C.N.B Indrapala - CR 5.43 M in T 42 LONG JUMP

S/469822 Sergeant H.M.D.P Herath –GR 57.74 M in F 46/47 JAVELIN

S/513799 Sergeant H.A.C.S Hettiarachchi – VIR 49.88 M in F 44 JAVELIN

S/316622 Sergeant N.H Anura Dinesh - SLLI 30 M in T 11 HIGH JUMP

S/6Q100089 Private H. Bandara - SLNG 34.90 M in F 42 DISCUSS

S/324638 Corporal T.H.A.S Thilakarathna - SF 24.9 Sec in T 46 (A) 200 M

S/313049 Corporal S.B Madurawa – SLLI 33.90 M in F 57/58 DISCUSS

About 250 differently able competitors are participating in this year’s Army Para Games which saw its birth in the year 1991 to improve the athletic skills of differently-able war heroes of the Army.

The second day of the Army Para Games commenced this morning and up until Thursday (13) morning, 56 athletic events have been held.