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Sakshi Malik Breaks The Jinx; Wins India’s First Medal In Rio Olympics 2016!

Record-breaking!

Finally! It took a strong willed, determined and hardworking woman to fulfill India’s dream of winning an Olympic medal. 23-year-old Sakshi Malik gave 1.3 billion Indians great news to wake up to!

 

2016 Rio Olympics - Wrestling - Final - Women's Freestyle 58 kg Bronze - Carioca Arena 2 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 17/08/2016. Sakshi Malik (IND) of India celebrates winning the bronze medal after her victory against Aisuluu Tynybekova (KGZ) of Kyrgyzstan. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

 

The Rohtak girl beat Mongolia’s Orkhon Purevdorj, and Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova in the 58-kg category of Women’s Freestyle Wrestling.

 

 

 

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