Sakshi Malik in Indian staff for Asian Wrestling meet

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Sakshi Malik will compete within the 65kg freestyle occasion on the Asian Wrestling Championship.

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will compete within the 65kg freestyle occasion in subsequent month’s Asian Wrestling Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) mentioned whereas saying the Indian staff.

Within the nationwide choice trials held on the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) coaching centre in Lucknow on Saturday, Divya Kakran was chosen within the 72kg whereas Sarita Mor will play within the 59kg occasion within the continental competitors to be held from April 9 to 18. Pinki has been chosen within the 55kg.

Final week Sakshi hopes of competing within the 62kg class, an Olympic occasion, was dashed as she misplaced to Sonam Malik within the nationwide choice trials additionally held at Lucknow. Sonam will compete within the Asian Olympic qualifier in Almaty. A podium end in Kazakhstan will guarantee Sonam goes to the Tokyo Olympics beginning July 23.

In February, Sonam, 18, from Haryana had suffered a head damage throughout coaching and pulled out from Italian World Rating Collection Event held in March. Regardless of lacking very important coaching periods earlier than the nationwide choice trials, the teenager displayed braveness to outclass Sakshi and keep within the race for an Olympic berth.

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