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Indian sporting fraternity hails Sakshi Malik on historic Olympic bronze

Sakshi Malik celebrates winning her bronze

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India’s sporting fraternity, led by iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday (August 18) hailed female wrestler Sakshi Malik for clinching a historic bronze to end India’s frustrating wait for a medal in the Rio Olympic Games. Tendulkar praised Malik for her resilience in the women’s wrestling 58kg class and said the country was proud of her feat. “What great news to wake up to! #SakshiMalik, your resilience at #Rio2016 has made whole of India proud. Many Congratulations!!!” Tendulkar, who is also a goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent at the Rio Games, said. The country’s lone individual Olympic gold medal…

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