Who is Avani Lekhara? Shooter Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win gold at Paralympics, Avani Lekhara Age, Story, Instagram, Wikipedia, biography, Today, we are going to talk about the Paralympics Gold medalist whose name is Avani Lekha, who won the gold medal in a shooting event at the Tokyo Paralympics. She has won the first medal for India. Avani is getting so much love from the country. She has made the country proud by getting this victory. This is India’s fourth medal so far at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. The girl also makes proud her family. The whole country is praising her for her victory. Several people are also searching for her and her other achievements. So, here we have all the details about the gold medalist.
Who is Avani Lekhara?
On Monday, she won the gold medal in the women’s shooting event in a 10m air rifle standing SH1 at the Tokyo Paralympics. She has won the medal by scoring 249.6 in the final. She has also become the first Indian woman in script history who win the gold medal at the Paralympics and also the fourth Indian athlete to win a Paralympic gold medal.
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Before her, Murlikant Petkar swimmer (1972), Devendra Jhajharia thrower (2004 and 2016), and Thangavelu Mariyappan high jumper (2016) have won the medals at the Paralympic Games. After her victory, she said in an interview, “I’m so happy I could be the one to contribute it. Hopefully, there’s a lot of medals more to come.”
Avani Lekhara Biography
Talking about the athlete Avani Lekhra who was born on 08 November 2001. She is 19 years old Indian Paralympian and rifle shooter. Recently, she made her country feel proud by winning the gold medal in a shooting event at the Tokyo Paralympics. She has become the World No. 5 in women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1. Avan is currently gaining huge popularity for her victory in Paralympic Games.
Avani is from Jaipur. Her father’s name is Praveen Lekhra and her mother’s name is Shweta Lekhra. She has also competed at the Asian Para Games in 2018 and won R2 Women’s 10m air rifle standing, R3- Mixed 10m air rifle Prone. The athlete is coached by Chandan Singh. How she became disabled? As per the reports, Avni’s father once revealed that he was going to Dholpur with her daughter (Avani) in 2021. On their way to Dholpur, they met with an accident and got injured. He said that he recovered soon but Avani was admitted to the hospital for three months due to her spinal injury.
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|Height||5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
|Birth Place||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
He added that she could not able walk and stand because of her injury. After coming the home, she locked herself in the room. Avani said that her parents supported her in her tough time, because of their efforts, her self-confidence came back in her. Later, she got inspired by Abhinav Bindra when she read his biography. She developed her interest in shooting then started her coaching where she gave her best and start getting success in several small events. Recently, she won the gold medal in shooting at the Tokyo Paralympics and made her country proud and her parents too.