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Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara Bags India First Gold At Paralympics

Avani Lekhara won India’s first award in taking shots at the Tokyo Paralympics in the ladies’ 10m air rifle standing SH1 occasion on Monday. Lekhara won the gold award with a complete score of 249.6 in the last, equalling the world record. This is India’s fourth award at the Tokyo Paralympic Games up until now.

She qualified for the last completing seventh in the capability round with an absolute score of 621.7. Avani arranged a decent recuperation after a lethargic begin to progress to the finals of the masterpiece occasion.

Lekhara,19, won the gold decoration with an all out score of 249.6 in the last. She equalled the world record. India has secured five decorations at the continuous Tokyo Paralympic Games up until this point. She qualified for the last completing seventh in the capability round with an all out score of 621.7. Avani organized a decent recuperation after a lethargic begin to progress to the finals of the show-stopper occasion.

The 10m Air Rifle shooter hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan and she prepares in the JDA Shooting Range in the Pink City. She experienced Traumatic Paraplegia brought about by a mishap in 2012.

China’s Zhang Cuiping took silver,as she did in Rio 2016, with a score of 248.9 while Ukraine’s Iryna Schetnik finished with a total of 227.5 for bronze.

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