Indian paralympic shooter Avani Lekhara won the country's first gold decoration in taking shots at the Tokyo Paralympics in the ladies' 10m air rifle standing SH1 occasion on Monday. While making India glad, India's discus throw Yogesh Kathuniya secured silver in the last F56 classification. Yogesh thought of the best endeavor of 44.38m to complete at the second spot. 

Lekhara,19, won the gold award with an absolute score of 249.6 in the last. She equaled the world record. She qualified for the last completing seventh in the capability round with an all-out score of 621.7. Avani organized a decent recuperation after a lethargic beginning to progress to the finals of the masterpiece occasion. The 10m Air Rifle shooter hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan and she prepares in the JDA Shooting Range in the Pink City. She experienced Traumatic Paraplegia brought about by a mishap in 2012. 

Hailing the para shooting's accomplishment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted on Twitter. 

Yogesh Kathuniya misses gold 

The 24-year-old, a B.Com move on from New Delhi's Kirorimal College, sent the circle to the best distance of 44.38m in his 6th and last endeavor to secure the silver. On Sunday, India had gotten a silver (high Jump) and a bronze (discus throw), which is waiting because of dissent. Child of an Army man, Kathuniya experienced a disabled assault at eight years old which left him with coordination debilitations in his appendages. 

Brazil's reigning champ, ruling best on the planet and world record holder Claudiney Batista dos Santos won the gold with a best toss of 45.59m while Leonardo Diaz Aldana (43.36m) of Cuba took the bronze. In F56 characterization, competitors have full arm and trunk muscle power. Pelvic steadiness is given by some to full capacity to press the knees together. 

He won a bronze decoration in the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai with a best toss of 42.51m which additionally reserved him a Tokyo compartment. It was during his time at the KMC that his latent capacity was seen by a few mentors and he before long went under the tutelage of Satyapal Singh at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. 

A couple of years after the fact, he went under the direction of mentor Naval Singh. He made a world record in F36 class in his first historically speaking global rivalry in 2018 at the Para-games Grand Prix in Berlin.

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