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Despite sporting glory, women struggle to rise

Despite sporting glory, women struggle to rise

Sep 01,2016 , 02:33 AM IST | News Analysis
In the 2016 Rio Olympics, shuttler PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal; Sakshi Malik was the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal (bronze), and gymnast Dipa Karmarkar became the first Indian woman to feature in a gymnastics final, finishing fourth in the vault, and Lalita Babar became the first Indian woman to enter a 3,000 m steeplechase final, finishing 10th.

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