Avani Lekhara Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Coach & More

Avani Lekhara is an India-based para rifle shooter. She rose to fame after winning a gold medal in Tokyo Paralympics 2021. She contests in SH1 classification for the 10-meter air rifle shooting events. Read more to know about her wiki, age, height, biography, coach, boyfriend, net worth, weight, family, caste, ranking & more.

Avani Lekhara

Avani Lekhara Wiki

Avani Lekhara was born in an Indian Hindu family on 8 November 2001 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She finished her schooling at a private school in her hometown. Currently, she is attending an unknown college for pursuing higher studies.

Her ethnicity is Indian. However, she hasn’t really shared any details about her parents or siblings on the internet forum. But, she has shared pictures with her parents on her Instagram account in the past. Her marital status is unmarried & her current relationship status is single.

Real NameAvani Lekhara
ProfessionPara air rifle shooter
Age19 [as of 2020]
Date of Birth8 November 2001
BirthplaceJaipur, Rajasthan
HometownJaipur, Rajasthan
Zodiac SignScorpio
CollegeNot Known
Famous ForWinning the gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020

Age, Height & More

Avani Lekhara’s age is 19 as of 2020. Her height is 5 feet 3 inches & weighs around 57 kg. She has black hair & brown eyes.

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Avani Lekhara Career

Avani got her spinal cord injury during a major accident in the year 2012. This made her restrict to a wheelchair. Few years after this incident, her father encouraged her to take part in para-sports. Her father suggested Avani to try both shooting & archery. However, she felt more comfortable & confident when she held the rifle. This began her professional para shooting career.

She draws her inspiration from Abhinav Bindra after reading his autobiography. Just after one year of training, she has won a bronze medal for the nation at the National Championship. After this, she has got a great confidence boost along with better coaches as well. At the current time, she is coached by Suma Siddharth Shirur.

She has participated in major major para shooting events including World Championships & World Cups. However, at the Para Shooting World Championships in 2018, she has settled for 9th position with a score of 1130. However, in the same year, she has won a silver medal at World Cup in 2018 with a score of 244.

Avani Lekhara has given an extraordinary performance at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. She has helped India secure a gold medal in 10m air rifle shooting. This feat made her the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics. Alongside, her score at the Paralympics is a Paralympic record & matched with world record score as well.


  • She made her Para Shooter World Cup debut in 2017.
  • She is an avid book reader.
  • Her idol is Abhinav Bindra.
  • She is assisted by a Bangalore-based sports association named GoSports Foundation.
  • She loves to travel & been to many foreign countries such as South Korea, France, etc.
  • Avani loves dogs & has a pet.
  • She joined Twitter in February 2017 & has earned over 5,000 followers.
  • She shares her pictures on her Instagram account with over 11k followers.

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