Let’s know about Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Indian Rifle Shooter Avani Lekhara Biography, Age, Education, Parents, Wiki, Date of birth, Gold medal final video, Family, Husband, Boyfriend, Sister, Father, Mother, Brother, medals, and much more.
|Biography of Indian Horse Rider Avani Lekhara|
|Profession(s)||Indian Rifle Shooter|
|Age (as of 2021) DOB||Avani’s DOB is 8 November 2001, 20 Years|
|Birthplace||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|School & University education||1. DAV School
2. Jaipur University
|Family||Father– Avani Lekhara’s father’s name is NA
Mother– Avani Lekhara’s mothers’ name is NA.
Sisters– Avani Lekhara’s sister’s name is NA
Brother– Avani Lekhara’s elder brother’s name is NA
|Tokyo Olympic Avani Lekhara Marital Life and Affairs|
|Marital Status||Single / unmarried|
|Avani Lekhara Boyfriend||Boyfriend- NA
Avani Lekhara with boyfriend NA
|Avani Lekhara Husband||Avani Lekhara’s husband name is NA|
|Medals or Awards won||Gold Medal
• 10m air rifle standing SH1 at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
|Coach Name||Suma Siddharth Shirur|
|Net Worth (approx.)||NA|
Avani Paralympic Gold Medal
Lekhara took gold after scoring 249.6 in women’s 10m air rifle standing (SH1), whilst also equalling the world record (EWR) and breaking the Paralympic record.
“I can’t describe this feeling, I’m feeling like I’m on top of the world. It’s unexplainable,” Lekhara said. “I’m so happy I could be the one to contribute it. Hopefully there’s a lot of medals more to come,” the 19-year-old said about winning India’s first Paralympic shooting medal ever.
Silver medal was won by China’s athlete Cuiping Zhang and Bronze for Ukraine athlete Iryna Shchetnik.
Avani got her spinal cord injury during a major accident in the year 2012. This made her restrict to a wheelchair. Few years after this incident, her father encouraged her to take part in para-sports. Her father suggested Avani to try both shooting & archery. However, she felt more comfortable & confident when she held the rifle.
“Summer vacations 2015, my father took me to the shooting range. I shot some shots and they were pretty OK. So I just started as a hobby, and here I am,” Leksha said.
She was inspired to take the sport seriously after reading a novel written by Indian Olympic shooting champion Abinav Bindra, setting her mind to equal Bindra’s achievements.
And the Olympic shooting legend congratulated Leksha after her historic victory:
“Gold it is! Brilliant display by @AvaniLekhara to win India its first Paralympic gold medal in shooting. Immensely proud! Many congratulations on your shot at history,” Brinda posted on his Twitter account.
Gold it is! Brilliant display by @AvaniLekhara to win India its first Paralympic gold medal in shooting. Immensely proud ! Many Congratulations on your shot at history ! #Praise4Para #Tokyo2020
— Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) August 30, 2021
Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra also wished her on twitter platform.
Congratulations @AvaniLekhara on such an amazing performance at your first #Paralympics and for giving us the opportunity to listen to the national anthem again in Tokyo! 🇮🇳 https://t.co/RwGqs7fPNI
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) August 30, 2021
Even PM Modi also wished her for winning the gold medal for India.
Phenomenal performance @AvaniLekhara! Congratulations on winning a hard-earned and well-deserved Gold, made possible due to your industrious nature and passion towards shooting. This is truly a special moment for Indian sports. Best wishes for your future endeavours.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 30, 2021
Rifle Shooter Avani Lekhara was born on 8 November 2001, in Jaipur, Rajasthan and she is 20 years old.
Rifle Shooter Avani Lekhara did her schooling from DAV School, Jaipur. Sonam is currently pursuing her degree in Bachelor of Arts at Jaipur University, Rajasthan.
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Rifle Shooter Avani Lekhara’s father’s name is NA and her mother’s name is NA. Her coach’s name is Suma Siddharth Shirur.
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Interesting Facts about Avani Lekhara
- She made her Para Shooter World Cup debut in 2017.
- She is an avid book reader.
- Her idol is Abhinav Bindra.
- She is assisted by a Bangalore-based sports association named GoSports Foundation.
- She loves to travel & been to many foreign countries such as South Korea, France, etc.
- Avani loves dogs & has a pet.