Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Avani Lekhara leads Indian contingent at closing ceremony of Tokyo Paralympics

Indian shooter Avani Lekhara led India’s contingent at the Closing Ceremony of Tokyo Paralympics as the flag-bearer. 19-year-old shooter won gold and bronze medals at the Paralympic Games that ended yesterday. A total of 54 para-athletes from India across nine sports disciplines participated in the event.

Indian contingent finished their campaign at the Paralympic Games at an all-time high by securing a total of 19 medals which includes 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze medals. Badminton and Taekwondo made their debut in Tokyo, both of which were represented by India.

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