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Famous Sports Personalities : Sakshi Malik | Study Notes

Posted on : October 24th 2017, 10:15 am

Famous Sports Personalities : Sakshi Malik

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  • Sakshi Malik (born 3 September 1992) ( Mokhra village, Rohtak district) is an Indian freestyle wrestler
  • At the 2016 Summer Olympics, won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category, becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics and the fourth female Olympic medalist from the country
  • won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow,
  • ze medal at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha.
  • represented 'Colors Delhi Sultans' in the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League held in January 2017
  • married to a fellow wrestler Satyawart Kadian later in 2016
  • Padma Shri (2017) - fourth highest Indian national honour
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2016) - highest sporting honour of India