13th October 2016 16:03:06 Hours
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.