Thursday, 18 August 2016

Sakshi Malik Wins Bronze At Rio 2016

Sakshi Malik first Indian woman Wrestler to win medal in Olympics,  wins Bronze Medal at Rio Olympics 2016 on 17.8.2016.in wresatling 58 kg category.
Her spirited bout , coming from behind, down by 0-5 she finished with,8-5  in her favour to seal the bout against Aisuluu Tynybekova
 She says "Her 12 years dream to win  Olympic medal for country has come true. She fought till end and gave 100%."Also she mentioned the guidance she got from coaches and tips at the venue to attack  helped her more.". She thanked Wrestling Federation of India, Coaches , Family, Friends, co wrestlers, her employers. Also thanked her mentors for arranging Best medical facilities at the time of injuries.
She achieved this feat in the repechage round
Earlier she defeated Puravdorjiin Okrhon  by 12-3..
In Pre Quarter finals it was 5-5, Sakshi won on techinical point as she dominated the contest.
In quarterfinals she was defeated by Koblova  2-9..  Since Koblova reached Finals, Sakshi got qualified for Repechage.
Sakshi Malik , Haryana Girl made India proud by her never say die spirit..  She will be an inspiration to so many and draw to grounds for wrestling lessons.