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