Sakshi MALIK

India IND

Wrestling

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Rio 2016
  • Year of Birth
    1992
Olympic Results

Biography

Sakshi MALIK

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik is a pioneer in more ways than one. Aside from becoming the very first Indian women wrestler to win a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, she changed perceptions and became a role model to future generations of female wrestlers.

That bronze medal at the Olympics was the culmination of a number of impressive achievements that defined her impressive career in wrestling.

Sakshi Malik was born on September 3, 1992, in the village of Mokhra in the Rohtak district of Haryana.

After watching her grandfather Subir Malik, also a wrestler, it was not long before Sakshi Malik was inspired to take up the sport that would go on to define her career.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Rio 2016

B
Lightweight, Freestyle (≤58 kilograms)
Lightweight, Freestyle (≤58 kilograms) Wrestling