Indian Women Wrestler – Sakshi Malik
Sakshi Malik, born on September 3, 1992, is an Indian wrestler who won a bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. She became the first Indian wrestler to win an Olympic medal Apart from the Olympics,
Malik has competed and won a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and a bronze medal at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha.
Early life of wrestler Sakshi Malik
Sakshi Malik’s father is a teacher. Witnesses received inspiration from their ancestors. At the age of twelve, the witness began to learn wrestling. Kushi fell under the supervision of Ishwar Dehiya at Chhotu Ram Stadium in Rohtak. People ignored them a lot, but with the help of the family, they never looked back.
She won a bronze medal at 58 kilograms at the Junior World Championship in 2010. In 2014, She won the gold medal in the 60kg category at the International Championships for teenage girls.
In 2014, Glass won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games. She was defeated in the quarterfinals of the World Championships in Tashkent in 2014. In 2015, the Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha won the bronze medal in the 60 kg category.
In the first two rounds, She defeated single wrestlers superior to him. In the 2016 Olympic Games, in 2016, the 58 kg witnesses of the World Olympic Qualification Tournament called their name in the Rio 2016 Olympics after defeating Jehanang of China in the semi-finals.
In the first round of the Olympics, he entered the third round after winning the Maldova match in the second round, where he won the Mongolian match and established his title in 8th place.
She won in the quarterfinals.
She won the bronze medal defeating Asian champion Asolu Tychikovos of Kazakhstan 8-5. The semi-final earned the title of Brainz, defeating the Asian champion in the Battle for the Branches. This is India’s first medal in Rio 2016. After winning the medal, Sakshi Malik was certified by Indian Railways and promoted to officer level.
They got Rs.5 crores from Indian Railways. Indian Olympic team received medals from National Sports Ministry of Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh. On his last day, the witness showed his victory in six minutes. The wrestler is the Asian champion. The players did not think that the baton would win, but in the last ten seconds, the left hand game should be won.
There was a happy mood throughout the country.
Her victory was celebrated everywhere. Witnesses showed what a young woman can do for her country. She called the names of all the women of her name in India, and sent a message to the people, saying, My daughter, save your daughter and let her go. She could see the witness.
The 23-year-old witness was named for a golden letter in Indian history. Indians asked all Indians to give air space to their daughters.
Sakshi Malik Inspired By Her Grandfather
She was inspired by his grandfather to start wrestling
Sakshi Malik’s parents are not related to sports, unlike those of Sania Mirza and Dipa Karmakar. Malik’s father is a driver for the Delhi Transport Corporation and his mother is a supervisor at a local health clinic. Malik was inspired to start wrestling by seeing his grandfather, who was also a wrestler in her life
Sakshi Malik Became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics
India’s biggest hope for a medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016 is Vinesh Phogat, who won his country the gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the silver medal at the 2015 Asian Games. Unfortunately, Phogat had to miss the tournament and – followed by. injury. After Malik won the 16th and 16th round in Rio, Russian wrestler Valeria Koblova won in the quarterfinals. Fortunately, Koblova made it to the finals which made Malik eligible for the round.
Malik defeated Mongolian wrestler Pürevdorjiin Orkhon in her first match, and defeated Kyrgyz wrestler Aisulu Tynybekova for the bronze medal. Tynybekova was the Asian defender who led the match against Malik 0–5. Even until the last three minutes of the game, Malik was hoping for a bronze medal.
In the last 30 seconds, she could hear her trainer saying “Sakshi, fight!” then the table finally turned in the last nine of the game. Malik won the match 8-5, becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal.
Malik fought a total of five fights during the day to make it to the podium.
She also became India’s fourth Olympic champion, after heavyweight Karnam Malleswari (2000, Sydney), boxer MC Mary Kom (2012, London) and badminton player Saina Nehwal (2012, London).
Achievements of Sakshi Malik
Sakshi won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in the 58kg category, in Glasgow.
Sakshi won the bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 58kg category, held in Gold Coast. Sakshi won the bronze medal in the 2015 Asian Championships in the 60kg category.
She won the silver medal at the 2017 Asian Championships in the 60kg category. Sakshi Malik won the bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games in 62 kg category.
She won the bronze medal at the 2019 Asian Championships in the 62 kg category. She won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the 63 kg category.
She won the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 62 kg category. She won the bronze medal at the 2010 World Junior Championships in the 59kg category.
Sakshi Malik also won a silver medal at the 2009 Asian Junior Championships in the 59 kg category. Sakshi won the gold medal at the 2012 Asian Junior Championships in the 63kg category.
Sakshi Malik was honored with an award of Rs. 2.5 crores.
Indian Railways was awarded with a cash reward of Rs. 60,000,000. Government of Uttar Pradesh has given Rani Laxmi Bai award along with a prize of Rs. 3.11,000,000.
She received: ₹15 lakh (US$22,000) from JSW Group; ₹20 lakh (US$30,000) from the Indian Olympic Association; ₹20 lakh (US$30,000) from the Ministry of Youth and Sports
When she qualified for the Olympics, Salman Khan gave her Rs. 1.01 lakhs.