The host nation finished one medal shy of its Paralympic record, which was established at the 2004 Athens Games.
“I am very happy because my main dream came true. I have no words to describe [the feeling]," said Dinesh Priyan Herath Mudiyanselage.
The first-time Paralympian, a 20-year-old who was diagnosed with autism as a young boy, set a world record in the preliminary round.
“My life’s not about winning, it’s about taking on new challenges like I did with triathlon,” Snyder said.
Fond of competition, Greco told Paralympics Australia in 2019 that her favorite quote is the following: “You don’t know what you’re capable of until you’re in...