Jaipur, 3 September. Rajasthan’s daughter ACF Avani Lekhara has once again targeted the medal in the shooting competition of the Para Olympics happening in Tokyo. Avani won the bronze medal in the 50m air rifle match played on Friday. The Forest and Environment Minister Shri Sukhram Bishnoi has congratulated Avni and her family on this achievement.
There is an atmosphere of happiness in the entire forest department and family due to Avni’s record performance. Principal Secretary to Government Smt. Shreya Guha and Forest Force Chief Dr Deep Narayan Pandey informed that Avani, working as ACF in Forest Department, received the second medal today. She won the bronze medal in the 50m air rifle event. Earlier, she won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event.
Dr Pandey said that there is an atmosphere of happiness in the entire forest department on this achievement of Avni. Avni’s family members have also expressed their happiness on this achievement and credited it to hard work.
It is noteworthy that Avani is the first Indian woman athlete to get two medals in the same Olympics.