Avani Lekhara

Sharad Kumar among four para-athletes recommended for Khel Ratna

Javelin thrower Sumit Antil and shooter Avani Lekhara's names have been recommended for Arjuna Award.

published on : 18th September 2021

Rajasthan: Library on wheels, Paralympians' return and more

Four players from Rajasthan had won five medals at the Paralympics.

published on : 12th September 2021

As India hits bull's eye at Tokyo, competitive shooting witnesses popularity spike

With multiple Olympic medals and recent governmental boost for competitive shooting, the sport is garnering all attention.  

published on : 12th September 2021

PM Modi hosts India Paralympic contingent, presented with autographed stole

Indian para-athletes returned from Tokyo on the back of a sensational campaign that saw them win an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.

published on : 9th September 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara in a range of her own  

Jaipur girl wins bronze in 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 to become first Indian woman to win two medals at a Paralympic Games    

published on : 4th September 2021

Avani Lekhara will continue to excel in years to come: Coach Chandra Shekhar

The 19-year-old para shooter Avani Lekhara clinched her second medal in Tokyo, a bronze, in women's 50m rifle 3P SH1 event.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Just can't believe it, says Avani Lekhara after bagging her second medal

Avani Lekhara cannot believe that she has become the first Indian athlete to win two individual medals in the same edition of the Paralympics or Olympics.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara wins bronze in 50m Rifle 3P SH1 event

This is Avani's second medal in the ongoing Paralympics as she had won gold earlier this week.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Governor, CM Stalin laud Avani Lekhara for winning gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday congratulated Avani Lekhara for winning gold in para shooting at the Tokyo Paralympics.

published on : 31st August 2021

Avani Lekhara shoots gold to create history in Tokyo Paralympics

Given the heavy equipment she has to carry along with her, Avani is accompanied either by her father or mother for every event. Her mother is with her in Tokyo.

published on : 31st August 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: PM Narendra Modi lauds feats of Indian players, speaks to them

As javelin thrower Sumit Antil clinched India's second gold at the ongoing Paralympics, shattering the men's F64 category world record, Modi said the country is proud of him.

published on : 30th August 2021

Visit to shooting range was meant to cheer up an angry girl: Avani Lekhara's father Praveen

Lekhara senior has been flooded with phone calls ever since the news of his daughter bringing laurels to the country broke in the morning.

published on : 30th August 2021

Golden girl Avani Lekhara is a winner on all fronts

Having gone through a lot of ups and downs in her career, Avani Lekhara said she did not want to dwell on the past or think about the future.

published on : 30th August 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Wasn't thinking about the Gold medal, wanted to take one shot at a time, says Avani Lekhara

Indian shooter Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman in history to win a Paralympic Gold medal on Monday.

published on : 30th August 2021

Neeraj Chopra thanks Avani Lekhara for giving Indians opportunity to listen to the national anthem again in Tokyo

Neeraj Chopra and Mirabai Chanu congratulated Avani Lekhara on clinching gold at the ongoing Paralympic Games.

published on : 30th August 2021
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