Female wrestler wins India’s first Olympic medal of 2016


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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