Rohtak's Shakshi Malik Win First Medal For India
She defeated Kyrgystan's Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan after trailing 0-5 in the first period in the medal clash. After this winning she became the fourth daughter athlete to win an Olympics medal after Karnam Malleshwari, Mary Kom and Saina Nehwal.
She jumped on the mat with a big smile on her glorious face before being hoisted by her coach Mr. Kuldeep Singh with the Indian tri-colour draped around her.
She win after falling behind 0-5 following the first period in the do-or-die bout. The Indian turned the tables on the Kyrgyzstan wrestler in the dying seconds of the bout as Tynybekova was in complete command in most part of the clash.
She stated that "Aakhir tak dimag mein tha medal tera hai".