Sakshi Malik Current Affairs, GK & News

Bajrang Punia clinch gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019

Bajrang Punia, world No.1 has clinched India’s first gold medal in the 65 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an, China. Bajrang defeated Sayatbek Okassov of Kazakhstan 12-7 in the final to bag the medal. Praveen Rana settled for silver and Satyavrat Kadian won bronze in 97 kg category. In the women’s ..

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Indians at Dan Kovlov 2019

The medal winners for India at the Dan Kovlov 2019 wrestling event is listed below: Bajrang Punia won gold in the Men’s freestyle wrestling 65kg category. Pooja Dhanda claimed gold in the Women’s 59kg category. Sakshi Malik claimed silver medal in the Women’s 65kg category. Sandeep Tomar claimed silver medal in the Men’s 61kg category. Vinesh Phogat claimed silver ..

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Vinod Kumar Omprakash clinches bronze at 2018 Asian Wrestling Championships

Vinod Kumar Omprakash has clinched bronze in men’s 70kg freestyle at the 2018 Asian Wrestling Championships at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Also, defending champion Bajrang Punia won bronze in men’s 65kg freestyle on March 3. Earlier, in the tournament, Navjot Kaur scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the senior continental ..

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Sushil Kumar clinches gold at 2017 National Wrestling championship

Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India’s lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore on November 17, 2017. Sushil Kumar took less than three minutes to bag a gold medal as three of his rivals gave him a walkover in ..

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Shapath Bhardwaj is India’s youngest athlete to be named in Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme

India shooter Shapath Bhardwaj (15) from Merrut has become the India’s youngest athlete to be named in the Union Government’s Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme. He is among 45 elite athletes, including Olympic medallists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Saina Nehwal, to be selected for the scheme. The TOP scheme elite athletes identification committee, which ..

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Sakshi Malik made brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign in Haryana

Wrestler Sakshi Malik was named as Haryana’s brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao (save daughter, educate daughter) campaign in Haryana. Sakshi Malik had won bronze medal in wrestling at 2016 Rio Olympics in the 58 kg category. She had created history by becoming first women from India to win Olympics medal in wrestling. Announcement ..

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