Sakshi Malik for win at Rio Olympics
Woman wrestler Sakshi Malik ended India’s long and painful wait for a medal at the Olympic Games by clinching the bronze in the 58kg category. The 23-year-old from Rohtak became the fourth woman athlete from India to win an Olympic medal, after pulling off a sensational 8-5 victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the playoff bout, in Rio.
Soon after her win, congratulatory messages, praises and good cheer began flooding the young Olympian’s timeline across all social media platforms. Everyone from fans to politicians, sports personalities and Bollywood celebrities like from starslike Aamir Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Akshay Kumar, Sachin Tendulkar and many more, sent out messages via their social networking handles to congratulate Sakshi on her first Olympic win