One of the brightest prospects of Indian shooting, Manu Bhaker is enjoying the best parental care to tide over the lockdown blues.
The Youth Olympics champion, who swept six of the Asian and global mixed air pistol gold medals in 2019, Bhaker has managed to get an electronic target installed at her home.
“We got the electronic target and I installed it myself, a few days ago. Before that, Manu was practising on paper target. So, her training was never hampered,” said her father, Ramkishan Bhaker, who has been instrumental in keeping her focused on a healthy routine.
“I am the only one going out of home to buy milk, curd, vegetables etc. It is just a 300-metre walk. We also have a plot nearby with a lot of trees. So, Manu has been with me a two or three times to be in natural surroundings,” Ramkishan said.
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Bhaker, who is studying…