Manu Bhaker , a 16 years old teenage girl created history by clinching 2 gold medals for India in 10m air pistol at ISSF world cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.
The shooting sensation hails from jhajjar district in Haryana.
Shooting happened to her by chance and its been just two years when she started shooting.
The 11th standard student is the youngest shooter in India who bagged world cup gold medals.
Manu making her absolute debut in ISSF competetion won gold medal in 10m air pistol individual category by beating Alejandra Zavala , a two times world cup champion who has been shooting since 1998, four years before Manu was born.
Miss Bhaker made heads turn by grabbing one more gold for 10m air pistol mixed category. She teamed up with Om Prakash Mitharval for this category.
Manu Bhaker first came into light when she broke national record held by Malaika Goel with stunning performance at Khelo India School Games.
The teenage shooter won 10m air pistol against highly experienced Heena Sidhu at 61th national shooting championship. Where she broke Heena Sidhu’s long lasting record.
When she was 6 years old she started boxing. The shooter has a natural talent for sports. She can put a new sport quite easily. She has played Cricket, Kabbadi, Tang Ta, Tennis, and Karate.
Manu was a state level champion in skating and won medals in athletics too.
She won gold in Tang Ta nationals and has a national level medal in karate.
Bhaker is academically bright too. She got 10 CGPA in boards and wants to be a doctor.