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featurewrestlinga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Women's Wrestling Team

At the 2016 Rio Olympis, Sakshi Malik created history by becoming the first female wrestler from India to win a medal at the Olympics, when she claimed the bronze in the women's 58kg category. Four years down the line, four women's wrestlers are gearing up to re-create a similar scene in Tokyo.
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newswrestling2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Vow to put up a commendable performance at the Games, states Sonam Malik

Tokyo-bound Indian wrestler Sonam Malik vows to put up a commendable performance at the Olympics, with her set to feature in the women’s 62kg event. The grappler qualified by virtue of entering the gold medal bout at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Almaty, Kazakhstan, last month.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Indian wrestlers to travel along personal coaches in build-up to 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo-bound Indian wrestlers will have their personal foreign coaches by their side in the build-up to the Olympics, as they prepare for the upcoming 2021 Asian Wrestling Championships that begins on Tuesday. However, Sonam Malik will skip the event owing to a knee injury she suffered recently.
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newswrestling4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Anshu Malik, Sonam Malik book Tokyo berths

Wrestlers Anshu Malik and Sonam Malik secured quotas for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in their respective categories by claiming Silver medals at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Meanwhile, Sandeep Singh Mann, Satyawart Kadian, and Sumit Malik missed out on a Tokyo-berth.
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newswrestling4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Five wrestlers make the cut for Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Five Indian women wrestlers have qualified for the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Almaty, Kazakhstan during the selection trials staged at the SAI training centre, in Lucknow. 2016 Rio Olympics Bronze medallist Sakshi Malik was eliminated in the 62 kg category by current national champion Sonam Malik.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Sonam Malik bags second gold at the cadet world championships

India's Sonam Malik bagged her second gold medal as she defeated China's Xiang Binbin in the final of the 65kg category at the cadet World Championships at Sofia in Bulgaria. Earlier, the Indian wrestler also won the world title in 2017 in the 56 kg weight category in the same tournament.
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newswrestling4 years ago

15-year-old Sonam Malik wins gold at World Cadet Wrestling Championships

India’s Sonam Malik clinched the gold medal in the 56 Kg category of the World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Athens, Greece, yesterday. Another Indian wrestler Neelam also managed to bag the bronze medal in the tournament as beating Roxana Alexandra of Romania 6-4 in 43 Kg category.
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