Dinesh Priyantha Biography, Wiki, Age, Parents, Girlfriend, Career, Tokyo Paralympics 2020

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Dinesh Priyantha Biography

Dinesh Priyantha Biography: Dinesh Priyantha is a Paralympic track and field athlete from Sri Lanka who completed the final round of the Men’s javelin throw F46 event at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 on 30 August 2021 and won the gold medal.  He has become the first Sri Lankan who won the gold medal at the Paralympics. 

Here we discuss Dinesh Priyantha Biography,  Dinesh Priyantha Wiki, Disability & Dinesh Priyantha Age, Career, or more.

Paralympics: Dinesh Priyantha Won Gold for Sri Lanka

Dinesh completed the final round of the Men’s javelin throw F46 event at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 on 30 August 2021 and won the gold medal. He represented Sri Lanka at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Paralympic Finals.

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Dinesh Priyantha Biography

Dinesh Priyantha was born on 15 July 1986 and belongs to Sri Lanka. He grew up in Sri Lanka. His real name is Herath Mudiyansalage Dinesh Priyantha. His nickname is Dinesh Priyantha.

He got the training from  Pradeep Nishantha. He plays for Gajaba Sports Club. Dinesh completed his schooling at  Kagama Dathusena Maha Vidyalaya. 

Dinesh Priyantha Biography, Wiki,  Age, Girlfriend

Real/Full Name Herath Mudiyansalage Dinesh Priyantha
Profession/Occupation Paralympic athlete
Nick Name Dinesh Priyantha
Age 35
Date Of Birth/Birthday 15 July 1986
Religion/Caste Not Known
Mother Tongue Not Known
Zodiac/Sun Sign Cancer
Nationality Sri Lankan
Birth Place Sri Lanka
Residence  Kagama, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Marital Status Un-married
Girlfriend Not Known
Children Not Known
School Name  Kagama Dathusena Maha Vidyalaya 
College Name Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known

Dinesh Priyantha Wiki, Biography

Dinesh is a gold medalist at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Dinesh’s religion is not known. Priyantha is representing Sri Lanka in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. At present, he lives in  Kagama, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

He is a track and field athlete and competes in the Javelin throws F46 event. He competes in the T46 disability class.

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Dinesh Priyantha Biography

Dinesh Priyantha Age, Height & Weight

Dinesh Priyantha is 35 years old. Dinesh’s height is 6 feet 1 inch and his weight is 62 kg. 

Dinesh Priyantha Parents & Family

Dinesh Priyantha’s parent’s names are not added yet. His father was a farmer. He lost his father at the age of 12 years old. He has a sibling. 

Dinesh Priyantha Girlfriend

Dinesh is unmarried and his girlfriend’s details are not updated yet. 

Dinesh Priyantha Career

Dinesh Priyantha was the corporal in the 3rd Gajaba Regiment in the Sri Lankan Army Personnel. He joined the army in 2004.

He retired at the age of 22 years old because of losing his left arm due to gunshot wounds during the final stages on 16 December 2008.

In 2016, Dinesh won the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Paralympic Games in the Javelin Throw F46 event.

In 2017, He won the silver medal at London IPC World Championships in the Javelin throw event.

In 2018, First time he won the gold medal at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Para Games in the Javelin Throw event.

In 2019, Priyantha again won the silver medal at the 2019 Dubai IPC World Championships in the Javelin Throw event.

In 2021, He won the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games in the Javelin Throw F46 event.

Dinesh Priyantha Disability

Dinesh lost his left arm due to gunshot wounds during the final stages of civil war on 16 December 2008. Then after being disabled, he did choose to track and field sport for being an athlete. Despite this disability, He has won 2 gold medals till now. 

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FAQ About Dinesh Priyantha

Q.1 Who is Dinesh Priyantha?

Ans. Dinesh Priyantha is a Paralympic track and field athlete from Sri Lanka who completed the final round of the Men’s javelin throw F46 event at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 on 30 August 2021 and won the gold medal. 

Q.2 How old is Dinesh Priyantha?

Ans. Dinesh is 35  years old.

Q.3 Who are Dinesh Priyantha’s parents?

Ans. Dinesh Priyantha’s parents and family details are not added yet. 

Q.4 Where was Dinesh Priyantha born?

Ans. Dinesh Priyantha was born in Sri Lanka.

Q.5  How tall is Dinesh Priyantha’s height?

Ans. Dinesh Priyantha’s height is 6 feet 1 inch. 

Q.6 What is Dinesh Priyantha’s Disability?

Ans. Dinesh lost his left arm due to gunshot wounds during the final stages of civil war on 16 December 2008.

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