Manu Bhaker to turn off from social media till end of Olympics

Manu Bhaker

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Teen shooting experience Manu Bhaker on Tuesday decided to change off from social networks till the end of Tokyo Olympics to concentrate on her preparation and efficiency in the Games, beginning July 23. The 19-year-old Bhaker is presently training in Croatia together with other members of the Olympic-bound Indian group, which is taking part in the ISSF World Cup here. The shooters will directly fly to Tokyo before the Games.

“As I go into the last leg of preparation for Tokyo Olympics, I am now going off social media till end of Olympics,” she tweeted. “I will need your love, blessings n assistance to bring magnificence to our nation. See you all quickly!”

In the continuous ISSF World Cup, Bhaker had actually partnered with Saurabh Chaudhary to win the 10m air pistol mixed group silver. She, however, ended seventh in the 25m handgun event won by another Olympic-bound shooter Rahi Sarnobat.

Bhaker had won a silver in 10m air handgun individual event in the New Delhi World Cup in March and 10m air pistol mixed group gold, together with Chaudhary.

Released at Tue, 29 Jun 2021 11:18:21 +0000