Manika Batra is a top ranked female Indian table tennis player who won many gold medals for India. She ranked on 63rd position in the world table tennis players. Check out all information about Manika Batra Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Manika Batra was born on 15th June 1995 (Age: 26 years; As in 2021) in Naraina Vihar, Delhi. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her nationality is India. Her birthplace and hometown is in Delhi. Her profession is Table Tennis player.
Since childhood, she is started playing table tennis at the age of 4. During her school days, she trained under coach mentor Sandeep Gupta who ran his academy in Hans Raj Model School.
She completed her secondary education from Hans Raj Model School, New Delhi. After that she joined Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi but due to her focus on table tennis she dropped the college studies and fully focused on playing table tennis.
Height: 5′ 11″ inch
Weight: 67 Kg (approx)
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Figure Measurements: 34-28-34
Family & Husband
She belongs to Hindu religion family. Her father Girish Batra and mother Sushma Batra, both are very supportive to her to play table tennis as a career. When she was at the age of 4, her elder sister Anchal and elder brother Sahil both played table tennis and she influenced by her playing as table tennis as career. She is unmarried and single only focuses on her table tennis career only.
She started her career when she won state level under-8 tournament. At the age of 13, she represented India on an International level tournament. In 2011, she won the silver medal in under 21 category of Chile Open.
In 2014, she represented India at 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow and as well as 2014 Asian Games finished as quarterfinalist. In 2015, she won three medals at Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships with Ankita Das and Mouma Das as well as in women’s doubles and won bronze medal in woman’s singles event.
In 2016, she won three gold medals at South Asian Games in Guwahati Shillong and one silver medal in women’s singles. In 2018, she won two gold, one silver, and one bronze at Commonwealth Games and also won 2018 Jakarta mixed doubles and won bronze medal.
In 2021, she failed to secure medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she reached the 3rd round of women’s singles and defeated Margaryta Pesotska.
- On 25th December 2018, she was awarded prestigious Arjuna Award by Indian President Ramnath Kovind.
- In 2020, she was awarded prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – Highest Sporting Honour of India by Indian Government.
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Amazing Facts About Manika Batra
- In her teenage, she was looking so beautiful with slim trim body and good height physique, many companies offers her to brand endorsements but she rejected all modelling offers.
- At the age of 16, she declined scholarship to train at Peter Karlsson Academy in Sweden.
- In July 2018, she was featured on the cover page of Femina Magazine.
- In November 2018, she was featured in Vogue Magazine.
- On 12th December 2018, she was awarded “The Breakthrough Star Award” by ITFF only Indian to receive this award.
- Her favourite actress is Alia Bhatt.
- She idolizes players like Sachin Tendulkar (Cricketer), Mouma Das and Neha Aggarwal (Table Tennis players) and Saina Nehwal (Badminton player).
- She like dancing and her favourite hobby is doing nail art in her free time.
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