Chandigarh : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik for scripting history by becoming the first woman wrestler from Haryana and India to bag Bronze medal in the Rio Olympics.
In a statement here, the Chief Minister said, "Sakshi Malik has made Haryana and the country proud by opening India's account in the medals tally in the Rio Olympics. I congratulate her and members of her family on her achievement. The way she came from behind to win Bronze at Rio shows her class, grit and determination."
The Rohtak girl, a silver medalist at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and bronze winner at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, earned a dramatic come-from-behind win over Kyrgysztan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova to make the history.