Rio Olympics: Spirited Sakshi takes bronze to open India’s account

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Sakshi Malik brought an end to India’s long wait for a medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics, clinching bronze in the Women’s Freestyle 58kg category with a spirited comeback victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan.

The 23-year-old from Rohtak overturned a 0-5 deficit in a hectic second round to win 8-5 in the bronze medal bout at the Carioca Arena 2 here on Wednesday.

–IANS

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