Star Indian wrestler, Sakshi Malik has won the gold medal in the Women’s Wrestling Freestyle 62Kg at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. She defeated Ana Godinez Gonzalez of Canada in the final. The 29-year-old defeated England’s Kelsey Barnes 10-0 via technical superiority in the quarter-final and then beat Cameroon’s Berthe Emilienne Etane Ngolle 10-0 via technical superiority in the semi-final.
About the Sakshi Malik:
- Sakshi Malik (born 3 September 1992) is an Indian freestyle wrestler. Malik was born on 3 September 1992 in Mokhra village of Haryana’s Rohtak district to Sukhbir.
- She also has three bronze medals in Asian Championships, in 2015, 2018 and 2019, and also clinched silver at the 2017 edition at home in New Delhi.
- She is also a two-time Commonwealth Championships medallist, with bronze in 2013 and gold in 2017.