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Manu Bhaker Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Manu Bhaker Quick Info
Height 5 ft 3 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth February 18, 2002
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Manu Bhaker is an Indian shooter who has primarily competed in the 10 m air pistol events. She had won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2019 Putian ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup (individual and mixed team events), the 2018 Guadalajara ISSF World Cup (individual and mixed team events), the 2019 New Delhi ISSF World Cup (mixed team event), the 2019 Beijing ISSF World Cup (mixed team event), the 2019 Munich ISSF World Cup (mixed team event), the 2019 Rio de Janeiro ISSF World Cup (mixed team event), the 2021 New Delhi ISSF World Cup (mixed team event), the 2019 Doha Asian Shooting Championships (individual and mixed team events), the 2019 Taoyuan Asian Airgun Championships (individual and mixed team events), the 2018 Goldcoast Commonwealth Games (individual event), the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympics (individual event), the 2018 Sydney ISSF Junior World Cup (individual and mixed team events), and the 2018 Suhl ISSF Junior World Cup (individual event). She had also secured the ‘Silver’ medal at the 2021 New Delhi ISSF World Cup (individual event), the 2021 Osijek ISSF World Cup (mixed team event), the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympics (mixed team event), and the 2018 Suhl ISSF Junior World Cup (mixed team event).

Born Name

Manu Bhaker

Nick Name

Manu

Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019
Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019 (Manu Bhaker / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Goria, Jhajjar, Haryana, India

Residence

Haryana, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Manu, after her high school graduation, had joined the Lady Shri Ram College for Women, a constituent institution of the University of Delhi. As of August 2021, she was pursuing her Bachelor of Arts degree (2nd year).

Occupation

Shooter

Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (Manu Bhaker / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Ram Kishan Bhaker (Chief Engineer in India’s Merchant Navy)
  • Mother – Sumedha Bhaker
  • Siblings – Akhil Bhaker (Brother)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2018
Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2018 (Manu Bhaker / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Center-parted, shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Cheerful smile

Religion

Hinduism

Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2019
Manu Bhaker as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2019 (Manu Bhaker / Instagram)

Manu Bhaker Facts

  1. A child sports prodigy, Manu used to excel in multiple sports including boxing, tennis, and skating until the age of 14 and had won medals at the national games in these events. She was also proficient in Huyen Langlon, a martial art originating from the Indian state of Manipur.
  2. It was only after her father had decided to set aside a fund for her to train in shooting that she left other sports and focussed on shooting. Her innate talent bore fruit soon when she won a ‘Silver’ medal at the 2017 Asian Junior Championships.
  3. At the 2017 National games held in Kerala, she had won 9 ‘Gold’ medals. She had also defeated multiple World Cup medalist Heena Sidhu in one of those events and had broken her record of 240.8 points, recording 242.3 points in the final.
  4. At the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, her debut at the tournament, she had won the ‘Gold’ medal in the 10 m air pistol event by setting a new meet record of 240.9 points.
  5. At the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, she was the Indian flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
  6. As of August 2021, she had held the record of being the youngest Indian to win a ‘Gold’ medal at the ISSF World Cup
  7. In 2020, she was honored with the ‘Arjuna Award’, the 2nd highest sporting honor in India.

Featured Image by Manu Bhaker / Instagram

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