Sakshi Malik wrestler wiki wikipedia,bio,age,city,height,medalist details.At last Indian desperate search for a medal at Rio olympics 2016 ended with a bronze medal.Entire India was waiting for a lot of medals at Rio olympics after India’s success at London Olympics 2012.Sakshi emerged as a medalist on august 18,2016 and thus making entire India proud.But her journey was never easy as one more very strong contender for medal Vinesh Phogat got seriousy injured and lost.But she emerged as the first Indian woman to win a medal in wrestling at Olympics.A lot of cash prize has been announced for her.
Sakashi Malik bio :
Sakshi malik was born on september3, 1992 and hails from Rohtak,Haryana.She’s coached by Ishwar Dahiya.She takes part in women’s freestyle wrerstling in 58kg category.Her parents Sudesh and Sukhbir have always encouraged her.Initially she had to face a lot of protest as in her region,wrestling for girls was considered against morals.she joined wrestling at the age of 12 and used to train by fighting with boys.
Name : Sakshi Malik
Born : september3, 1992
Height : 5 feet 4
Category : freestyle category (58 kg)
Journey at Rio Olympics 2016 and awards :
She started her journey by defeating Johanna Mattsson of Sweden in round of 32.Then she defeated Moldova ‘s Mariana in round of 16.But her hope for bagging a gold or silver was over when she got defeated to Russia’s Valeria Koblova.But in Repechage round she defeated Mongolia’s wrestler and then the ultimate fight with Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova.She defeated her 8-5 and bagged bronze for India.And then a lot of awards and prizes have been awarded to her like
- 2 crores rupees by govt. of Haryana
- 50 lakhs by Indian Railways
- 20 lakhs by Indian Olympic association
- 1.01 lakhs by salman khan.
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