Sakshi Malik

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Sakshi Malik

Born: 3 September 1992

  • She is an Indian freestyle wrestler.
  • At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category, becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics.
  • She is a part of the JSW Sports Excellence Program, along with fellow female wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Babita Kumari, and Geeta Phogat.
  • She had previously won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and the bronze medal at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha.
  • Her first success as a professional wrestler in the international arena came in 2010 at the Junior World Championships where she won the bronze medal in the 58 kg freestyle event.
  • At the 2014 Dave Schultz International Tournament, she won gold in the 60 kg category.
  • And after that, she never stopped and maintained the passion and dedication towards the game.
  • She represented ‘Colors Delhi Sultans’ in the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League held in January 2017.
  • She has also been featured in the women’s day campaign called as #EveryWomanStrong for her sponsor JSW Group.

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