President congratulates Sakshi for Rio bronze

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik for winning the bronze medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics in Brazil.

In a message to Malik, Mukherjee said: “I am extremely happy to hear of your success in winning the bronze medal in 58 kg women wrestling at the Rio Olympics. You are the first ever Indian female to claim a medal in wrestling at the Olympics.”

“Please accept my hearty congratulations and best wishes on this accomplishment, which has done India proud and ensured that our flag flies high in the international arena. I wish you continued success in all future endeavours.”

–IANS

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