Sakshi Malik - Rio Olympics 2016

  • On 17 August 2016 Indian Freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik creates history by winning bronze medal at Rio Olyampics 2016.
  • With this victory she created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal
  • She won in the 58 kilo freestyle wrestling category against Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova by 8-5.
  • The first bronze medal match was contested between Tunisian Marwa Amri and Yuliya Ratkevich of Azerbaijan. The Marwa Amri won it 6-3.
  • The gold medal in the 58 kilo freestyle wrestling category won by Kaori Icho of Japan and silver by Valeriia Koblova Zholobova of Russia.

Time : Aug 22, 2016