Tokyo Paralympics, Avani Lekhara, first Indian woman gold winner

Tokyo Paralympics, Avani Lekhara, first Indian woman gold winner in shooting air rifle,

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Tokyo Paralympics, Avani Lekhara, first Indian woman gold winner

Tokyo Paralympics, Avani Lekhara, first Indian woman gold winner
Tokyo Paralympics, Avani Lekhara, first Indian woman gold winner

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Indian Paralympic shooter Avani Lekhara won the country’s first gold medal with a shot in the women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday. Making India happy, India’s plate hurler Yogesh Kathuniya took silver in the final F56 category. Yogesh made a best effort of 44.38m to finish second.

The 19-year-old Lekhara won the gold medal with a total score of 249.6 in the final. He equaled the world record. She qualified for the final perfect seventh place in the capacity round with an all out score of 621.7. After a sluggish start in the final of the show-stopper event, Avni managed to recover.

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The 10m air rifle shooter hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan and prepares at the JDA Shooting Range in the Pink City. She experienced traumatic paraplegia due to an accident in 2012.

Appreciating the achievement of para shooting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to praise. He wrote, “Excellent performance @AvniLekha! Congratulations on winning a well deserved and deserved gold, your enterprising nature and enthusiasm towards shooting is imaginable. This is indeed an unusual second for Indian sports. Yours Best wishes for future ventures.”

India’s first individual Olympic gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra also identified Avani, and said that you are a very good sniper, you will go far,

The 24-year-old, who has a B.Com from Kirorimal College in New Delhi, sent the plate a best distance of 44.38m in his sixth and last attempt to clinch the silver. On Sunday, India got a silver (high jump) and a bronze (disc toss) which are waiting due to disagreements.

An Army soldier, Kathuniya’s child experienced a stabilizing attack at the age of eight, leaving him with coordination weaknesses in his appendages.

Claudini Batista dos Santos, the defending champion of Brazil, the longest reigning world record holder on the planet, won the gold with a best toss of 45.59m, while Leonardo Diaz Aldana (43.36m) of Cuba won the bronze.

In the F56 sequence, competitors have full arm and torso muscle power. Pelvic dependence is given by some to the full ability to press the knees together.

Anand Mahindra announced a special gift for Avani

As wishes poured in from all quarters, industrialist Anand Mahindra reported an extraordinary present for the boss. In a tweet, the Chairman of the Mahindra Group reported that the organization will commit its “first-historically speaking modified game utility vehicle (SUV) for those with handicaps” to shooter Avani Lekhara. 

Sharing the news on Twitter, Anand Mahindra said that the thought for such a vehicle was introduced to the auto business by the President of the Paralympic Committee of India – Deepa Malik. The reason for the SUV is make going by street an agreeable and simple experience for individuals with extraordinary capacities. 

In the tweet, Anand Mahindra said, “seven days prior, Deepa Malik proposed that we foster SUV for those with incapacities. Like the one she utilizes in Tokyo. I mentioned my partner Velu, who goes to adapt to that situation. Indeed, Velu, I’d prefer to commit and gift the first you make to Avani Lekhara.

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