Female wrestler Sakshi Malik got India’s first medal at Rio 2016


Finally Sakshi Malik, Female wrestler from India has delivered its first medal of the 2016 Rio Games

The country won its first medal on August 18; when wrestlers Sakshi Malik Mongolia Orkhon Purevdorj beat, then Kyrgyz Aisuluu Tynybekova to win a bronze medal in the 58kg wrestling event for women. Malik, in the northern state of Haryana, is the first wrestler woman from India to win an Olympic medal.


This is a great thing to think about the difficulty of the journey has been so far. The 23-year-old started training at the age of 10, traveling from their village to Sir Chotu Ram Stadium Wrestling Academy in Rohtak, Haryana, to practice every day. At the time, there were only a handful of other wrestlers therefore Malik would often train with the boys, despite opposition from Haryana conservative society. His coach, Ishwar Dahiya, facing heavy criticism and protests from the local population for Malik promotion and other girls in a sport as unsuitable for girls.
But these women have won laurels in a number of national and international competitions, so that the center of unconventional training Dahiya source of India No.1 fight for talent.

With their Olympic bronze medal and silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Malik has firmly established itself as one of the fight sizes India, as well as or better than boys.


She was born in the Indian state of Haryana, where women are not allowed for part of the time in the fight attend events.

The 23-year-old started training to pursue youth, received the support of their parents with the sport. According to press reports, the inhabitants first insulted his parents to tell them that her daughter would not be desirable to potential suitors.