Sakshi Malik

Indian freestyle wrestler

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Sakshi Malik: Indian freestyle wrestler
Sakshi Malik is an Indian freestyle wrestler. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category, becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics. She is a part of the JSW Sports Excellence Program, along with fellow female wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat.


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'Will be in court and not on road': Protesting wrestlers say fight against WFI chief a legal battle now

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia posted identical tweet where they said the government has fulfilled its promise of filing a chargesheet against Singh.
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Babita Phogat hits back after Sakshi Malik accuses her of trying to weaken wrestlers' protest

Sakshi, in a tweet on Sunday, wrote, "In the video (posted on Saturday), we had taunted Teerath Rana and Babita Phogat that how they were trying to use wrestlers for their selfishness and how when the..
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Wrestlers' protest: WFI elections to be held by Jun 30, says Anurag Thakur after meeting protesting grapplers

Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik met Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur three days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah met them and discussed their demands.
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Why have wrestlers suspended their protest till June 15? Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia go back to govt jobs

Wrestler Bajrang Punia spoke about suspending the wrestlers' protest till June 15 after holding several meetings with top-ranking government officials, including Anurag Thakur.
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Wrestlers protest: Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik meet Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

Bajrang Punia, Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and her wrestler husband Satyawart Kadiyan, arrived at the minister's house for the meeting.
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'Fulfilling my responsibility': Sakshi Malik on resuming Railway job amid reports of withdrawal from wrestlers' protest

Following news of her leaving from the wrestlers' protest, the Olympian wrestler Sakshi Malik took to Twitter.
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Wrestlers' protest: Olympic Committee breaks silence on 'disturbing' treatment of Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat

"The treatment of the Indian wrestling athletes over the weekend was very disturbing. The IOC insists that the allegations by the wrestlers are followed up on by an unbiased, criminal investigation in..
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Wrestlers' protest: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia and others call off medal immersion, know why

The wrestlers have been protesting for over a month now against WFI chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations.
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Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia to throw medals in Ganga at 6 pm, sit on hunger strike at India Gate

At 6 o'clock, wrestlers protesting Brij Bhushan Singh over charges of sexual harassment plan to throw their medals into the Ganga in Haridwar.
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DNA Verified: Viral photo of Delhi Police officer stomping wrestler Sakshi Malik's face fake? Know truth here

A photo is being circulated from the wrestlers'' protest in Delhi, which shows a police officer stomping on Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik's face.
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Wrestlers say won't leave protest site till Singh is arrested; unfair to cast aspersions on integrity of oversight committee: Ministry

Welcoming the filing of an FIR against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the group of protesting wrestlers led by Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik, on Friday, said that they will continue with..
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'7 wrestlers, 1 minor sexually harassed by WFI Chief Brij Bhushan, no action yet': Wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat, and Bajrang Punia have resumed protest against WFI Chief Brij Bhushan at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
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