Avani Lekhara Wiki, Biography, Career, Family, Photos And Facts

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About Avani Lekhara

Avani Lekhara is a very talented young rifle shooter and an Indian Paralympian from Rajasthan. Recently she became talk of the country after winning the gold medal in 10m Air rifle in Tokyo Paralympics 2020. she become the first ever Indian woman to win Gold Medal in Paralympic history. Along with that she also won so many awards and titles for 10m air rifle shooting and secured world number 5 ranks in her category. She has the ultimate support of GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme.


Full Name Avani Lekhara
Nickname Avani
Date of Birth November 8, 2001 [1]wikipedia
Age 19 years
Birthplace Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian
Profession Shooter
Zodiac sign / Sun sign Scorpio
Famous For Gold Medal in Paralympic

Physical  Stats

Weight (approx.) Kilograms- 64 Kg
Weight in Pounds- 141 lbs
Height (approx.) Centimeters – 160 cm
Inches – 5 ft 3 in
Meter – 1.60 m
Shoe Size Not Known
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Name Praveen Lekhara
Mother Name Shweta Lekhara
Brother Name Arnav Lekhara

Personal Life

School Private School
College Private University
Educational Qualifications Law
Debut NA
Years Active NA



Relationship & more

Boyfriend Name Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried

Favorite Things


Money Factor



After meting with an accident at the age of 11 she has the complete paraplegia. After that for some time she didn’t understand what to do. In this tough time her father motivated and encouraged her to join sports. So she started to her training in archery but as per her passion she moved to the shooting field. She initially started shooting in 2015 by inspired of former Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra. She already won many national and international titles in shooting.

She participated in 2018 Asian Para Games but couldn’t win but she is able to impress everyone with her performance. She is supported by Foundation named GoSports in Para Champions Programme. Recently she got major achievement in Tokyo Paralympics. She became internet sensation after winning gold madel in Tokyo Paralympics 2020 with the score of 249.6 points in the final event. With this she set a Paralympic record and tied the world record. Currently she has the world number 5 in 10m air rifle shooting. [2]IMDB

Some unknown facts about

  • She performed outstanding in Paralympic Games held in Tokyo where she is able to won gold medal in 10m air rifle SH1 and bronze medal in 50m air rifle SH1.
  • She got her basic coaching from Suma Siddharth Shirur sir and after that also learnt many things from national coach Subhash Rana.
  • Apart from paralympic, Till now she won gold medals in  World Shooting Para Sport World Cup, Dubai in 2018, 63rd National Shooting Championships, Bhopal in 2019 and XIX Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship, New Delhi in 2019.
  • She also won many silver and bronze medal in her career so far.
  • She got the inspiration from olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra.
  • She is supported by GoSports Foundation in Para Champions Programme.

Contact Information

Address Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Mobile Number 96832XXXXX
E-mail avni**
Whatsapp Number 96832XXXXX
Office Phone Number / Mobile Number Not Known


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