Manu Bhaker

Profession: Sportsperson (Shooter)


Brother of Manu Bhaker

Akhil (image in the Parents' section)

Father of Manu Bhaker

Ram Kishan Bhaker (a chief engineer in the Merchant Navy)

Mother of Manu Bhaker

Sumedha (a school teacher)

Favourite Food(s) of Manu Bhaker

Namkeen Rice, Gajjar Ka Raita, Choorma

Favourite Shooter(s) of Manu Bhaker

Jaspla Rana, Heena Sidhu

Controversy of Manu Bhaker

On 4 January 2019, she posted screenshots of Haryana sports minister Anil Vij' tweet in which he had promised her cash award of ₹2 crore on behalf of the Haryana government. Later, the minister slammed her for creating controversy over prize money.  

Information about Manu Bhaker

She won the gold medal in women's 10 m air pistol event at 2018 Commonwealth Games just at the age of 16 in her maiden Commonwealth Games appearance.  Bhaker was born in Goria village of the Jhajjar district of Haryana.  Manu was highly inspired by her grandfather ch.Rajkaran Saheb who was also a great shooter. He was a soldier in Indian military, Regiment 3 Jat and witnessed the 1962 Indo-China fight, 1965 Indo-Pak fight and 1971 Indo-Pak fight  He always taught Manu and other kids the value of hard work and incessant practice.  But she was so much absorbed in this game that she enjoyed the game and practiced about ten hours daily, even on holidays. Her win inspired thousands of girls in her village.  She first tasted success at the international level when she won the silver medal at the 2017 Asian Junior Championships.  She represented India at the 2018 ISSF World Cup and won two gold medals.  Does Manu Bhaker drink alcohol?: Not known  It was the result of hard work and practice that Manu rose to global horizon as a shooter.  Does Manu Bhaker smoke?: Not known  She is the youngest Indian to win a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup.  In the 2017 National games held at Kerala, Bhaker won nine gold medals and defeated multiple World Cup medalist Heena Sidhu and broke Sidhu's record of 240.8 points, scoring 242.3 points in the final.  Manu Bhaker is an Indian professional sport shooter.  She initially practiced in a small shooting range in her school, Universal Public School Goria.  Her father, Ram Kishan Bhaker, works as a chief engineer in the Merchant Navy. 


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