Rakesh Manpat, Avani Lekhara

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Paralympic Shooter Avani Lekhara Asks For Help After Coach & Escort Were Denied Visas

Avani Lekhara, Indian paralympic shooter, requested assistance on June 3 over her coach Rakesh Manpat and escort Shweta Jewaria not receiving visas for World Shooting Para Sport World Cup 2022 in France. Lekhara expressed her disappointment on Twitter, tagging Sports Minister, Sports Authority of India, Paralympic Committee of India, and Indian embassy in France. Lekhara tweeted "It's an important match for me on 7th June. Can anyone help… read-more

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 07:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: paralympics, France, indian shooter, avani lekhara, Rakesh Manpat

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Areeba Khan, Raiza Dhillon, and Ganemat Sekhon

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Junior World Championships: Indian Women Shooters Claim Gold, Men Take Bronze

At the ISSF Junior World Championship, Indian shooters won gold in the women's skeet team event in the finals, and the men's team won bronze. Areeba Khan, Raiza Dhillon, and Ganemat Sekhon won gold in the women's event, and the bronze medal was won by Rajveer Gill, Ayush Rudraraju, and Abhay Singh Sekhon. India is presently second in the ranking, with a total of seven medals in the competition.

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 12:55 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Junior World Championship, indian shooter, Gold Medal, Indian Women's Skeet Team

Courtesy: The Hindu