Avani Lekhara to be India's flag bearer during Tokyo Paralympics 2020 closing ceremony
Avani Lekhara, who became the first Indian woman to win two medals in the same Paralympics, will be India's flag-bearer at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony that will be held on Sunday.
19-year-old Avani Lekhara became India's first woman to win a gold in the Paralympics. She also won India's first medal in shooting at the Tokyo Paralympics in the women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 event, earlier this week.
Lekhara won the gold medal with a total score of 249.6 (new Paralympic record) in the summit clash. In this way, she also ended up equalling the world record.
First Indian woman to win two medals in the same Paralympics
First India woman to win Paralympics gold
First medal for India in shooting in Paralympics
Broke the para record
Equalled the world record