The country's sporting fraternity, led by iconic Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday hailed wrestler Sakshi Malik for clinching a historic bronze to end India's frustrating wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games. Tendulkar, who is also a goodwill ... Calcutta Telegraph, 2 months ago
Briefcase 1 Sakshi came back from behind to beat Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan 2 Sakshi is the first female wrestler to win an Olympic medal for India 3 Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav was the first wrestler to win a medal in ...India Today, 2 months ago
These athletes made India proud four years ago. The turn of the century has seen a marked improvement in performance by Indian athletes at the Olympics. From a bronze medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 (Karnam Malleswari, Weightlifting, Women's 69 kg) and a solitary silver medal at the Athens Olympics from shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod in 2004, to a 3-medal haul at Beijing in 2008 (Abhinav Bindra -- 1 gold; wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Singh -- 2 bronze), Indian athletes ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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