The Life of Sakshi Malik – From Rohtak to Rio
Coarse lady wrestler Sakshi Malik finished India’s excruciating sit tight for an award at the Rio Olympic Games by securing the bronze in the 58kg classification.
In the early hours of Thursday, India gained its first award of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Sakshi Malik was the one to do it for the nation, whose athletic unforeseen has up to this point complimented to cheat in Brazil, by catching the bronze decoration (through Repechage) in the 58-kg class of Women’s Freestyle Wrestling. In the wake of losing the Quarterfinal to inevitable finalist Koblova Zholobowa, Sakshi went ahead to win the Repêchage against Mongolia’s Orkhon Purevdorj, and after that Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova.
The award is rendered all the more huge in that it was won after Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi’s wrestling peer in the 48-kg classification, was compelled to resign hurt ahead of schedule into her Semifinal session after a promising presentation, prior on Wednesday.
Sakshi Malik scripted history by turning into the main lady wrestler from India to pack an Olympic award and just fourth female competitor from the nation to move to the platform at the greatest donning occasion on the planet. By and large, Sakshi has won India’s fifth wrestling award in the Olympic Games. It is India’s 25th decoration in Olympic Games.
Who is Sakshi Malik?
Conceived on September 3, 1992, in Rohtak, Haryana, Sakshi Malik has her steady guardians, Sudesh and Sukhbir, to thank for empowering her in her abnormal vocation decision.
The 23-year-old from Mokhra town started her preparation in wrestling as a 12-year-old under the direction of Ishwar Dahiya at an akhara in the Chotu Ram stadium. Her prepping was caused along by fighting a considerable measure of young men, in an area where the game was ‘not for young ladies’. Indeed, Dahiya confronted dissents from local people when he encouraged Sakshi.
The keep running up to Rio
2010: By the age of 18, she had tasted triumph at junior-level rivalries. She won a Bronze at the 2010 Junior World Championships in the 59-kg class.
2014: She first went to the universal spotlight in the wake of bringing home the Gold at the Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament (60-kg).
July-August 2014: Her expert universal vocation started with a silver award in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, affability two 4-0 sessions.
September 2014: She slammed out in the Quarterfinal at the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent. In any case, not before beating her Senegalese adversary 4-1 in the Round of 16.
May 2015: Then on to the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha, where she won the Bronze.
On that triumph, she said:
“My silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games is my undisputed top choice. Despite the fact that I showed some forceful wrestling at the 2015 Asian Championships and secured a bronze, my session at Glasgow was additionally testing.”
Taking after that, Sakshi booked her seat on the flight to Rio by winning Bronze in the Summer Olympics Qualifiers, vanquishing Chinese Lan Zhang in the elimination round, at Istanbul.
July 2016: She won 60-kg Bronze at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Here are the latest tweet of Dignitaries who post tweets on Sakshi Malik and share the happiness.
Virender Sehwag :
#SakshiMalik is a reminder of what cn happn if u don’t kill a girl child.When d going gets tough,its our girls who get going &save our pride
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 18, 2016
BBC Sports :
India’s first medal…
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 18, 2016
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Maharaj :
Hearty Congratulations to Sakshi Malik for her performance at the Rio Olympics!
— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (@SriSri) August 18, 2016
Virat Kohli :
Only an athlete knows the importance of a win.Our Olympic Heroes are fighting everyday to bring glory for India.Congratulations Sakshi Malik
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 18, 2016
— Flipkart (@Flipkart) August 18, 2016
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#Sakshi_Malik . She had answered a billion dreams!
Proud to be an Indian.
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