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Who is Manish Narwal?

Manish Narwal, born 17 October 2001, is an Indian Para Pistol Shooter. He ranks fourth in the world in Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 according to the World Shooting Para Sports Rankings. Manish is also supported by GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme.

19-year-old Manish Narwal wins gold, Singhraj Adhana bags silver in para shooting

The 19-year-old Manish Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the yellow metal.
The 19-year-old Manish Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the yellow metal.

Indian para-athletes continue to impress at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics as Indians won two more medals on Saturday. 19-year-old shooter Manish Narwal won gold in the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event while Singhraj Adhana won silver.

This is India’s third gold at the ongoing Paralympics. Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the yellow metal while Adhana, who had won the bronze in the P1 men’s 10m air pistol SH1 event on Tuesday, added a silver to his kitty with an effort of 216.7.

Russian Olympic Committee’s Sergey Malyshev took home the bronze with an effort of 196.8.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Narwal and Adhana and said glory from the ongoing games continues.

Haryana government announced a reward of Rs 6 crores for Narwal and Rs 4 Crores for Adhana.

Hailing 19-year-old Narwal, India’s first Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra tweeted, “1-2 for India! The stuff of dreams…Gold for Manish Narwal with a Paralympic record in mixed 50m SH1! And Silver for Singhraj Adhana, his second medal of the #Tokyo2020 Paralympics. Just Incredible. Congratulations to both, we all are so proud.”

Manish Narwal, who holds the world record in the category, shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the yellow metal in his debut Games. The 39-year-old Adhana, who had won the bronze in the P1 men’s 10m air pistol SH1 event on Tuesday, added a silver to his kitty with an effort of 216.7 as India continued its medal rush in the sport.

Manish Narwal Biography, Wiki

Manish Narwal Paralympics was born in India. His birth date is 17 October 2001. His age is 19 years old. By profession, he is Athlete. He is an Indian Para Pistol Shooter. The 19-year-old Narwal, who holds the world record in the category, scored a total of 218.2 for his maiden medal in the Games.

He belongs to a middle-class family, He a step to see his dream come true. He won many medals, like gold, silver and bronze medals in national and international events. He did his education in his birthplace. He follows the Hindu religion.

Manish Narwal has a congenital impairment to his right hand and he can’t raise it, not even while accepting the medal. But for the 19-year-old shooter, his left arm was enough to lift the pistol and win gold at Tokyo 2020, adding a Paralympic record to his world record final score.

Manish Narwal Biography
Manish Narwal
Real NameManish Narwal
Nickname Manish Narwal Paralympics    
Profession  Athlete (Para Pistol Shooter)
Marital StatusUnmarried
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Age19 Years (2021)
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Hair ColourBlack
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Date of Birth 17 October 2001
Birth PlaceIndia
NationalityIndian
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Manish Narwal Career

After picking up shooting as a sport in 2016, when Manish Narwal was 15 years old, he was ranked 13th in the world at the age of just 16 and has been a consistently top performer since 2017.

Narwal, coming from a sports-oriented family in Ballabhgarh in Haryana, had a keen interest in sports from childhood and grew up wanting to become a football player. But his impairment from birth meant he couldn’t quite fulfil that dream.

In 2016, at the suggestion of a family friend, his father Dilbagh took his son to a nearby shooting range at Ballabhgarh run by coach Rakesh Thakur. That changed Narwal’s life as he instantly connected with the sport. Narwal’s siblings, who are able-bodied, are into shooting as well. His younger brother, only eleven years old, has already made it to the Indian shooting squad.

When he started, Narwal did not know about para-sports or the Paralympic Games, he was practising and competing with other able-bodied athletes for the love of the sport. His talent was spotted by coach Jai Prakash Nautiyal and after winning medals at various national level competitions, he was selected to represent India at the 2017 Bangkok World Cup.

That was just the start of his many successes in his relatively young career. In Bangkok, he won gold in P1 – 10m Air Pistol Men SH1 with a Junior World Record, both in qualification and finals. He won two medals at the World Para Shooting World Cup, Al Ain in 2017 as well.

The year 2018 was big as he won India’s only shooting gold medal at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, where he broke a junior world record in the P1 event while also taking silver in the P4 event. At just 17 years old, he won a quota for Tokyo 2020.

In 2019, he won gold in P1, P4 and P6 team events and silver in P1 in the 2019 Osijek World Cup in Croatia. He also won three bronze medals in P1 and P4 (individual and team) at the Para Shooting World Championships in Sydney. He received the Arjuna Award the following year.

After the sports shutdown in 2020, he returned won the gold medal while shattering the world record in P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1 in 2021 Para Shooting World Cup at Al Ain.

In Tokyo, he put in a terrific performance in his first event – the P1 men’s 10m air pistol SH1 – to top the qualification stage with 575 points. But he fell short in his first final after a slow start meant he was eliminated in seventh place. Adhana, who had won bronze then, first spoke about how heartbroken he was for Narwal before talking of his own medal. That’s the kind of hope there were from the teen shooter.

But the 19-year-old fulfilled his dream of winning Paralympic gold in some style just a few days after. Adhana and Narwal shared a lovely moment after their one-two finish on Saturday, with the 39-year-old hugging and kissing the gold winner, 20 years his junior.

Manish Narwal Awards

In 2020 Manish Narwal took The Arjuna Award, officially known as the Arjuna Awards for Outstanding Performance in Shooting sports. The Arjuna Award was the highest sporting honor of the Republic of India. It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

Manish Narwal qualified for the Paralympics Games in Tokyo and represented India Team at the Shooting Paralympic of the 2020 Summer Paralympics. He won a gold medal for India in Mixed P4 – 50 m pistol SH1.

Some Facts about Manish Narwal

  • Manish Narwal is an Indian Para Pistol Shooter.
  • Manish Narwal was born on 17 October 2001 in India.
  • Indian shooter Manish Narwal on Saturday won gold and gold respectively in the P4-mixed 50m pistol SH1 final at the Asaka Shooting Range.
  • 19-year-old Manish created a Paralympic record by scoring 218.2 points and won the gold medal.
  • Shooter Manish Narwal on Saturday won the third gold medal for India in the ongoing Paralympics in Tokyo.

Who is Manish Narwal?

Manish Narwal, born 17 October 2001, is an Indian Para Pistol Shooter. He ranks fourth in the world in Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 according to the World Shooting Para Sports Rankings. Manish is also supported by GoSports Foundation through the Para Champions Programme.

How old is Manish Narwal?

Manish Narwal is 19 years old.

What is Manish Narwal famous for?

The 19-year-old Narwal is famous for holding the world record in the category, scored a total of 218.2 for his maiden medal in the Games.

Is Manish Narwal married?

No, Manish Narwal is not married.

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