India Celebrates Sakshi Malik's Historic Wrestling Bronze in Rio
India's first medal at Rio Olympics 2016 was won by Sakshi Malik in the wrestling ring on Wednesday. This was the first time that an Indian woman won an Olympics medal in wrestling. From the Prime Minister to sports fans across India, Sakshi's bronze win brought a huge sense of pride and joy. Sakshi's family in Rohtak, Haryana, were in party mood too and the wrestler said the medal was a reward for years of hard work.
Sakshi Malik Wrestles to Bronze to End India's Medal Drought in Rio
Published On: August 18, 2016 | Duration: 0 min, 47 sec
Sakshi Malik created history to become the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal when she clinched the 58 kg freesyle bronze. (Photo courtesy: AFP)