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Manika Batra Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Manika Batra

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameManika Batra
ProfessionTable Tennis Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Table Tennis
Coach/MentorSandeep Gupta
Records (main ones)In 2018, she became the India's top-ranked female table tennis player.
Awards/Achievements 2011- Silver medal in Chile Open Under-21 category
2015- Silver medal along with Ankita Das and Mouma Das in women's team event at 2015 Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships
Silver medal along with Ankita Das in women's doubles event at 2015 Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships
Bronze medal in women's singles event at 2015 Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships
2016- Gold medal along with Pooja Sahasrabudhe in women's doubles event at 2016 South Asian Games
Gold medal along with Anthony Amalraj in the mixed doubles event at 2016 South Asian Games
Gold medal along with Mouma Das and Shamini Kumaresan in women's team event at 2016 South Asian Games
2018- Gold medal along with other Table Tennis Indian women team members at 2018 Commonwealth Games
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 June 1995
Age (as in 2018)23 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolHans Raj Model School, New Delhi
CollegeJesus and Mary College, New Delhi
Educational QualificationCollege dropout
ReligionHinduism
AddressA house in Naraina Vihar, Delhi
HobbiesDoing nail art, Dancing
Manika Batra loves to paint nails
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Family
ParentsFather- Girish Batra
Mother- Sushma Batra
Manika Batra with her family
SiblingsBrother- Sahil Batra (Elder)
Sister- Anchal Batra (Elder)
Favourite Things
Favourite Athlete(s)Cricketer- Sachin Tendulkar
Table Tennis Players- Mouma Das, Neha Aggarwal
Badminton Player- Saina Nehwal
Favourite ActressAlia Bhatt

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Manika BatraSome Lesser Known Facts About Manika Batra

  • Manika started playing Table Tennis when she was just 5 years old.
  • Initially, she started getting training in Table Tennis from her siblings as her sister and brother used to play table tennis.
  • After that, she got professional training under ‘Sandeep Gupta’ who used to run his academy at ‘Hans Raj Model School’, New Delhi.
  • Her father suffers from some mental health issues. Despite that, he supports her and watch her every match on television.
  • At the age of 8, for the first time, she won the Under-8 state-level tournament.
  • Manika has first represented ‘India’ in 2008 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.
  • She dropped out of college when she was in the first year of graduation for pursuing her career in Table Tennis.
  • As of 2017, she has represented ‘India’ multiple times, that is, in 2014 Commonwealth Games, 2014 Asian Games, 2015  Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, 2016 South Asian Games, and 2016 Summer Olympics.
  • During her teenage days, Manika got lots of modelling offers but she rejected to make her career in Table Tennis.
  • When she was 22 years old, she ranked ’58’ among the world’s female Table Tennis players.
  • In 2018, Manika was the part of Table Tennis Indian women’s team who received a Gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia by defeating Singapore women’s team with 3-1.

    Table Tennis Women's team score in 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Table Tennis Women’s team score in 2018 Commonwealth Games

  • On 25 September 2018, the Government of India conferred Manika Batra with the Arjuna Award.

    Manika Batra - Arjuna Award

    Manika Batra – Arjuna Award

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