Sakshi Malik: Bronze medal is the result of 12 years of hard work


After ending India’s agonising wait for an Olympic medal at the Rio Games with a bronze medal, Indian woman wrestler Sakshi Malik said it was the result of 12 years of persistent hard work. Malik on Thursday (August 18) scripted history by becoming the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal and only the fourth female athlete from the country to climb the podium at the world’s biggest sporting event. “Meri 12 saal ki tapasya rang layi (It’s the result of my 12 years’ fight for day and night). Geeta [Phogat] didi, my senior had qualified for…

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