Female wrestler wins India’s first Olympic medal of 2016

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Thanks to wrestler, Sakshi Malik, India has won its first Olympic medal in Rio.

On Day 12 of the games, the 23-year-old wrestler from Mokhra Village near Rohtak, India delighted her entire country after winning the bronze medal in the 58kg women’s wrestling category.

After falling behind with a score of 0-5, Malik managed to make an amazing comeback and take an 8-5 victory over Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova — thereby becoming the the fourth Indian woman to win an Olympic medal in history, and first Indian female wrestler.

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Via: Mashable: Sports

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