Manu Bhakar is a professional shooter who represented India in the 2018 ISSF Cup. She became the youngest Indian player to win two gold medals at the World Cup and set a new record at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
|Real Name/Full Name||Manu Bhaker|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 120 lbs
|Event(s)||. 10 m Air Pistol
. 25 m Air Pistol
|Date of Birth||18 February 2002|
|Age (as in 2020)||18 Years|
|Birthplace||Goria village, Jhajjar, Haryana|
|School||Universal Public Senior Secondary School, Jhajjar, Haryana|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Doing needle-work, ice-skating|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Parents||Father- Ram Kishan Bhaker (a chief engineer)
Mother- Sumedha (a school teacher)
Sister- Not Known
Manu Bhakar was born on 18 February 2002 in a village in Jhajjar, Goria, Haryana, and got his primary education from Universal Public Senior Secondary School.
Manu Bhakar was born into a Jat family, where his father Ram Kishan Bhakar is the Chief Engineer in the Merchant Navy and mother Sumedha is a school teacher. He also has a brother, named “Akhil”.Manu Bhakar was born into a Jat family, where his father Ram Kishan Bhakar is the Chief Engineer in the Merchant Navy and mother Sumedha is a school teacher. He also has a brother, named “Akhil”.
As a professional shooter, he joined Virender Sehwag Coaching School in Jhajjar before starting his career. Where he received training in boxing and kickboxing. During the warm-up session, Manu quit boxing due to his eye injury while playing volleyball.
From th-thog to judo, Manu expanded herself into several other sports, but she did not feel comfortable in any and soon left the other games as well.
Finally, he visited his school’s shooting range and decided to pursue a career at the shooting range. Due to which Manu fired 7.5 shots. After that Manu got opportunities to shoot for India. His coach is Jaspal Rana, who inspired him to do the shooting.
Some Known Facts About Manu Bhaker
- They like Raita Khan of salted rice and carrots in food.
- She is a huge fan of Hina Sindhu.
- She loves bungee-jumping and ice-skating.
- Before pursuing a career in shooting, Manu Bhaker focused in many sports ranging from judo, kick-boxing, the-thug to cricket.
- At the 2017 Commonwealth Games held in Kerela, she won 9 gold medals and defeated Hina Sidhu, while breaking Hina Sidhu’s record of 240.8 points to set a score of 242.3.
- Manu Bhaker set a new Commonwealth Games record of 240.9 points at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games of the year.
- In the 2018 International Shooting Sports Federation World Cup of the Year held in Guadalajara, Mexico, Manu Bhaker defeated Alejandra Zavala (two-time champion) of Mexico and won a gold medal in the women’s 10m air pistol. She became the youngest Indian to win a gold medal in a World Cup.
- In January 2019, he had an argument with Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij, tweeting on Twitter; In which 2 crores from the Haryana government
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