Abani Lekhara made history on behalf of India. Abani Lekhara won gold in 10m air rifle shooting. She became the first Indian woman to win gold in the Paralympics. 

Abani Lekhara – Golden Girl

Abani won the gold at the age of only 19 years. This time India won the first gold in the Paralympics. Paralympics authorities tweeted, ‘Golden day. India’s first medal in shooting and that is gold. Abani touches the world record. In the Olympics and Paralympics, Indian Abani Lekhara are the first women to win gold. Not only did she win gold, she also set a world record. Abani, who has been in a wheelchair since 2012, explained that there is no obstacle if she wants to. 

Abani Lekhara finished at number seven in the qualifying round. But she came back great in the final. She scored 249.6 in the final. This world record was held by Irina Shetnik of Ukraine. Abani set a world record jointly with him. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi greeted Abani Lekhara by tweeting. 

Abani tops India’s medal tally. She is happy to bring medals to the country. She hopes India will get more medals. Abani took his first rifle six years ago. She was then 13 years old. Abani said, “When I take the rifle in my hand, it feels like I am at home. I understand that there is an addition of rifle with me. I have to shoot consistently with the goal in mind, that’s what I like to do. ” 

Abani likes study as well as sports. “I can’t explain what’s going on in my mind,” she told a news agency after winning the gold. Looks like I’m sitting too high. I can’t explain this moment. ” Excited after the win, how did Abani keep herself calm during the game? She said, “I kept telling myself I would think of one shot at a time. I was taking one shot at a time. How many scores are there, whether I will get a medal or not, I did not think about it then. My goal was to give best performance in the shot. ” 

In a car accident in 2012, Abner lost her lower body. She was only 11 years old at the time. Her life could have ended there. But Abner’s father did not let that happen.  

Inspires the girl to play. At first Avani was Admitted to archery. Last of all Abani finds herself with a gun, not an arrow. The girl, who studied law at a college in Rajasthan, brought honor to India in Tokyo with the same gun. 

India has also done a remarkable job in TOKYO Olympics 2020. Niraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, Men & Woman hockey team made all Indian’s proud for their exceptional performance.