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Olympian Sakshi Malik says wrestling is like “offering a prayer”

Sakshi Malik is aiming to win another Olympic medal

By: Sarwar Alam

Aspiring to win another Olympic medal, Rio Games bronze medallist Sakshi Malik today (23) said wrestling for her was like offering a prayer. Sakshi became the first female wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal at the Rio Games last year. “I want to become the first woman wrestler to win Olympic medal twice,” Sakshi said on the sidelines of an event on the International World Wrestling Day. “For me wrestling is like a ‘puja’. I am what I am today because of the sport, which has taught me that there are no shortcuts to success,” the 24-year-old wrestler…

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