Manika Batra (Tennis Player) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Manika Batra is an Indian Table Tennis Player. She represented India at Commonwealth Games and Asian Games in 2018. In 2020, She received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Birth & Early Life

Manika Batra was born on 15 June 1995 in Delhi to a Hindu family. Her father’s name is Girish Batra and mother’s name is Sushma Batra. She has an elder brother named Sahil Batra and a sister Anchal Batra in the family. Batra completed her schooling from Hans Raj Model School, New Delhi. She attended Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi but dropped out of college when she was in the first year for pursuing her career in Table Tennis.

Bio

Real NameManika Batra
ProfessionTable Tennis Player
Date of Birth15 June 1995
Age (as in 2021)26 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
NationalityIndian
Home TownDelhi, India
FamilyMother : Sushma Batra
Manika Batra with Mother
Father : Girish Batra
Sister : Anchal Batra (Elder)
Brother : Sahil Batra (Elder)
Manika Batra with Brother
Husband : Not Available
ReligionHinduism
AddressDelhi, India
Manika Batra (Tennis Player)

Career

Batra started playing table tennis when she was just 5 years old. Later, she won a match at the state level completion in under-8 category and decided to take proper training. Batra started her training under the guidance of Sandeep Gupta.

In 2010, she won Gold medal at the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championship. In 2011, she won Silver at the Singles event in Chile Open Tournament. The fallowing year, she won a Silver Medal at the Spanish Open Singles event. At the age of 19, she became the first Indian Table Tennis female player to qualify for Quarter finals in Commonwealth Games.

Batra represented India multiple times including 2020 Olympics Games, 2014 Commonwealth Games as well as Asian Games 2016. In 2016, she won 3 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medal in the South Asian Games. Her most impressive win came in 2018 Commonwealth Games when she defeated Singapore’s Yu Mengyu in the final winning the Women’s Single Gold medal.

Education Details and More

SchoolHans Raj Model School, New Delhi
CollegeJesus and Mary College, New Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduate
Active Years2011-Present
National AwardsArjuna Award (2018)
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2020)
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Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 9″ Feet
Weight63 Kg
Figure Measurement35-28-35
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourDark Brown
HobbiesNail Art and Dancing
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Marital Status and More

Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendsSK
Manika Batra wih Boyfriend
ControversiesNone
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available
Manika Batra (Tennis Player)

Social Media Presence

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Some Facts About Manika Batra

  • Manika Batra was born and brought up in Delhi, India.
  • She started getting training in table tennis from her siblings as they used to play table tennis.
  • In 2020, she won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • She represented India when she was only 13 years old
  • At the age of 16, she applied for a scholarship to receive training from Peter Karlsson Academy in Sweden, Europe.
  • During her teenage days, she got lots of modelling offers but she rejected to make her career in table tennis.
  • In 2018, the Government of India conferred her with the Arjuna Award.
  • She also received the ITTF’s Breakthrough Star Award, making her the only Indian table tennis player to receive the prestigious award.
  • She became the first Indian woman table tennis player to win an individual gold medal at the Commonwealth Games with her victory
  • Her mother played an important role, as she supported her greatly for choosing table tennis before academics.
  • She also featured on cover page in the July 2018 edition of Famina Magazine.
  • In May 2019, she appeared with Yogeshwar Dutt and Sakshi Malik in TV show Kapil Sharma Show.

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