India celebrate Sakshi Malik's win at Rio Olympics
Having bagged the first medal for India at Rio Olympics, Sakshi Malik has finally achieved the feat on Wednesday after claiming bronze in the women\'s freestyle wrestling 58kg category.
Having bagged the first medal for India at Rio Olympics, Sakshi Malik has finally achieved the feat on Wednesday after claiming bronze in the women's freestyle wrestling 58kg category.
Following the win, celebs from every walk of life have been pouring in congratulatory messages for Sakshi Malik.
Sakshi Malik creates history! Congratulations to her for the Bronze. The entire nation is rejoicing.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 18, 2016
On this very auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, Sakshi Malik, a daughter of India, wins a Bronze & makes all of us very proud. #Rio2016— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 18, 2016
#SakshiMalik is a reminder of what cn happn if u don't kill a girl child.When d going gets tough,its our girls who get going &save our pride— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 18, 2016
#SakshiMalik has salvaged the pride of a billion people.This must become the moment when we inspire ourselves to turn Indian sport around— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) August 18, 2016
Bow down to #SakshiMalik 's mother as well,who encouraged her 2 pursue wrestling.Tdy a country of1.25bn is rejoicing— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) August 18, 2016
What a win #SakshiMalik she was down 0-5 in the first half and later to win from there...👌🙏 super congratulations👏👏— Sudheer Babu (@isudheerbabu) August 18, 2016
congratulations #SakshiMalik .entire nation is rejoicing on your achievement.thank you.— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) August 18, 2016
What a sweet win for India! On the Rakshabandhan diwas Congratulations #SakshiMalik from all of us.— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 18, 2016
And for all the male chauvinists in India, think again. It was a woman who made India look good with its first medal! #SakshiMalik— SUHEL SETH (@suhelseth) August 18, 2016
Wowwwwww amazing amazinggggg #SakshiMalik— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) August 17, 2016
Take a bow 👏🏼👏🏼
The saga of Haryana's fantastic female wrestlers has now got a superb new chapter. #SakshiMalik— Vikram Chandra (@vikramchandra) August 17, 2016
#SakshiMalik Our youth have real potential. If we value real accomplishment, not spurious publicity, we can achieve many true successes.— Jayaprakash Narayan (@JP_LOKSATTA) August 18, 2016