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At last India’s waiting for a medal has ended after India’s Sakshi Malik won a bronze medal in the wrestling 58kg classification after the Indian beat Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan 8-5 in the bronze decoration session. In an exciting challenge, Sakshi battled once again from 0-5 down to seal the session 8-5 to support her. With seconds left on the clock, she delivered a three-guide move toward seal the session and India’s first award at Rio 2016 Olympics.
It was not a perfect beginning for the 23-year-old as she surrendered a five-point lead ahead of schedule in the challenge, and like in three out of the four sessions prior in the day, she returned from behind to create the moves when they mattered, and seal the win.
Tynybekova began on a positive note as her leg-get place her ahead of the pack. She rehashed the move again and sat in an agreeable position. Malik opened the scoring in the second time of the session when she pushed her adversary despondent of the mat. She hit back with a comparable move to diminish the shortfall to only one point.
Sakshi Malik fighting in the match.
Sakshi Malik celebrates her win with her coach.
Sakshi Malik, after winning the 58kg freestyle wrestling match.
Sakshi Malik with Maroua Amri(Tunisia), Kaori Icho(Japan) and Valeriia Koblova (Russia) standing from right to left order. Image courtesy for all the above – The Quint
It was a persuading execution by the Indian as she took the early lead and held the Mongolian under-weight with savvy moves. There was a brief minute in the primary time frame where Sakshi lost adjust and permitted her rival to make a large portion of it, however separated from that she was in finished control of procedures.
Malik got another chance at an award after her quarterfinal rival Valeria Koblova achieved the gold decoration match. In the quarterfinal, Malik was effectively outshined by speedier Koblova to lose 9-2. Furthermore, crash out of dispute for a gold or a silver decoration.
In her Round 16 match, Sakshi beat Moldova’s Mariana Cherdivara on the back of a greater point edge in a solitary move after both were bolted at 5-5. Furthermore, in the opener, Sakshi created a shining turnaround from 0-4 down to win 5-4 with her last two focuses coming in the end phases of the challenge.