Manish Narwal An Indian Para Pistol Shooter, who gained gold in P4 Mixed 50m Pistol SH-1 Category in 2020 Paralympic Games In Tokyo. He finished with a score of 218.2. And secured the first position. The notable thing is that in this event, at number two, Indian player Singhraj came second and won silver.
Manish Narwal’s Bio
|Manish Narwal’s Real Name||Manish Narwal|
|Manish Narwal’s Profession||Air Pistol Para Shooter|
|Manish Narwal’s Height||In Centimeter- 171 cm|
In Meter-1.71 meter
In Feet- 5 Feet 6 Inch
|Date Of Birth||17 October 2001|
|Manish Narwal’s Age (2022)||20 Years|
|Birth Place||Faridabad, Haryana|
|Hometown||Kathura Village, Haryana, India|
|School||Kundan Green Valley School, Faridabad, Haryana|
|College/University||Agarwal College, Faridabad, Haryana|
|Education||Bachelor Of Arts|
|Hobbies||Watching Movies & Football, Traveling|
|Parents||Dilbagh Singh Narwal (Father)|
Santosh Narwal (Mother)
Favorite & Beloved Things
|Favorite Food||Methi Gajar Sabji, Kadhi Pakora|
|Favorite Sportsperson||Usain Bolt|
|Favorite Actor||Bollywood- Akshay Kumar |
Hollywood- Will Smith, Brad Pitt
|Favorite Actress||Bollywood- Deepika Podukone|
Hollywood- Jennifer Lawrence
|Favorite Politician||Narendra Modi|
|Event||Air Pistol Para Shooting|
|Coach/ Mentor||Rajesh Thakur|
Jai Prakash Nautiyal
- Manish Narwhal Is an Air-Pistol Para-shooter from SH1 Category, SH1 sport class is designated for athletes with upper and/or lower limb impairment for competition in Pistol events.
- Manish Narwal wanted to become a footballer. But there were challenges of disability, but these challenges could not deter Manish’s intention to become an athlete
- Manish’s right hand was bad since birth. Then a friend of his father advised him to try his hand at the sport of shooting.
- After this Manish started practicing left-handed shooting and showed his talent by winning the gold medal in the very first competition
- After this Manish never looked back.
- Manish has made 9 records in Para Shooting World Cup for 9 consecutive years.
- In the Para Asian Games held in Jakarta 2018, he won a gold and a silver medal, setting a new record in the 10m air pistol.
- After which he won three bronze medals in the World Championships in the year 2019.
- Manish Narwal’s coach was Rakesh Thakur, under whose guidance Manish has achieved this position.
- Manish received the Arjuna Award in 2020 based on his past achievements.
- Manish Narwal’s shooting career started in the year 2016 in Haryana itself. Here he has also won many national and international awards.
- Manish Narwal gained gold in P4 Mixed 50m Pistol SH-1. He finished with a score of 218.2. And secured the first position. The notable thing is that in this event, at number two, Indian player Singhraj came second and won silver.
- Manish Narwal did not have a good start and he could only score 17.8 points in the first two shots. After this Narwal made a massive comeback.
- After five shots, Narwal controlled to make it to the top three and after five shots his score was 45.4.
- After 12 shots, Manish stood at number five with a score of 104.3.
- After the 15th shot, Manish Narwal shifted up to the third position with a score of 133.4. Manish Narwal won the gold for India in the final shot
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Manish Narwal, saying that this is a special moment for The History of Indian sports. The PM tweeted and wrote that, ‘The winning streak continues in the Tokyo Paralympics. Brilliant achievement by the young and extremely talented Manish Narwal. His gold medal is a special moment for Indian sports. Congratulations to him and best wishes for the future.
- After winning the gold medal, Manish Narwal said, “I thank my family, coach, and all the people of the country for the gold medal, because of which I have won this medal today.”
Awards & Rewards
- Arjuna Award 2020
- Paralympic Gold Medal Tokyo 2020
- Haryana Government has announced a cash reward of Rs. 6 Crore and Govt. Job.