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

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.

Avani Lekhara


Avani Lekhara was born on November 8, 2001 in Rajasthan, India. At present she is just 19 years old (as of the current year 2021).

Wiki/Biography and Early life

Avani Lekhara was born and grew up in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She is very brilliant child in her childhood. As per some reports it Is said that she met an accident in the year 2012 when she was just 11 years old. Unfortunately in this accident she got complete paraplegia. That accident affects her life a lot. She also missed her school for long time. She completed her schooling from private school in Jaipur. At that time to overcome of that incident her father always encourage her to join sports so that she can refresh her mind. She also continued her studies. At present she is pursuing her studies of law in Rajasthan, India. Along with study she is also settled in air rifle shooting in which she wanted to make here career.

Full Name Avani Lekhara
Nickname Avani
Date of Birth November 8, 2001
Age 19 years
Birthplace Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian
Profession Shooter
Zodiac sign / Sun sign Scorpio
Famous For Gold Medal in Paralympic
School Private School
College Private University
Educational Qualifications Law
Debut NA
Years Active NA


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.

Family and Cast

Avani Lekhara was born into middle class family from Jaipur, Rajasthan. Her whole family are followers of Hinduism. After she met with an accident she went into stress and also didn’t know what to do now but her family supported her and motivated her to do something big. They always told her that never lose hope you are still capable. Her father used to keep encourage her and motivated her to join sports. Her father name is Praveen Lekhara who mis working as a state government tax officer. More details about her father is unknown. Her mother name is Shweta Lekhara. Her brother name is Arnav Lekhara.

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

Boyfriend/Husband and Relationships

Avani Lekhara is currently just 19 years old and focusing on her shooting career. She never had a relationship with anyone. So at present the relationship status of her is unmarried and single.

Boyfriend NameNot Known
Marital StatusUnmarried

Physical Appearance

The 19 years old sport girl looks very confident. Apart from her disability due to an accident she is totally fit. She has the height of around 5 ft 3 in/ 160 cm. Her estimated weight is around 64 kg/ 141 lbs. She looks so beautiful with her black eyes and black hair.

Physical Statistics
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 SizeNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Net worth

The estimated net worth of Avani is around is not known. Many business resource tried to found the information about it but all went in vain. Her main source of income is through her participation in various competition in shooting.

Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known

Social Media

FacebookNot Known

Contact Information

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

Some lesser known Interesting facts

  • 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.

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