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19-YO Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Win 2 Paralympics Medals

History was created at Tokyo when para shooter Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the Paralympic Games. The 19-year-old girl from Rajasthan bagged gold in women's 10m Air Rifle SH1 with a world record score of 249.6 in the final. Her campaign did not end there. Avani clinched her second medal of the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday (Sept 3), a bronze in women's 50m rifle 3P SH1 event. With this, she has also become the first Indian woman to bag two medals in Paralympics.

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  • Friday, 03 September 2021
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Legend At 19: Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win 2 Paralympic Medals

Lekhara had become the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic gold by claiming the top honours in the 10m air rifle standing SH1 event.

  • Friday, 03 September 2021
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Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara Country’s First Woman To Win Gold, India’s Medal Tally Goes Up To 6

Six medals in just 24 hours. That’s how impressive India have been at this year’s Paralympics.

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  • Monday, 30 August 2021
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Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold At Paralympics

The 19-year-old finished with a world record equalling total of 249.6, which is also a new Paralympic record.

  • Monday, 30 August 2021
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