Sakshi Malik: Indian players continue to perform well in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Now Indian female wrestler Sakshi Malik has created history by winning the gold medal. Sakshi won the gold medal by defeating Anna Godinez Gonzalez of Canada in the freestyle 62kg category. Actually, Sakshi Malik got four points by first hitting the opposition player. After that recorded a historic victory with pinball.
PM said – Our athletes are constantly making us proud
Significantly, this is the first gold medal of wrestler Sakshi Malik. She has earlier won silver medal in Commonwealth Games 2014 and bronze medal in Commonwealth Games 2018. At the same time, many well-known personalities including Prime Minister Narendra Modi have given their reaction on Sakshi Malik winning the gold medal. PM Modi wrote in his tweet that in the Commonwealth Games 2022, our athletes are constantly making us proud. Excited by Sakshi Malik’s excellent game. Congratulations to him on winning the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. Along with this, the PM wrote that she is a powerhouse of talent as well as very hardworking.
Our athletes continue to make us proud at CWG Birmingham. Thrilled by the outstanding sporting performance of @SakshiMalik, I congratulate her for winning the prestigious Gold medal. She is a powerhouse of talent and is blessed with remarkable resilience. pic.twitter.com/svETMdfVBR
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 5, 2022
President Draupadi Murmu also tweeted congratulations
At the same time, President Draupadi Murmu has also congratulated Sakshi Malik by tweeting. He wrote in his tweet that Sakshi Malik has won the historic gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. He has made Indians proud by overcoming a very difficult challenge. He also wrote that you are a role model for our youth, especially girls. May you do even better in the days to come, hearty congratulations!
Historic gold medal won by Sakshi Malik in wrestling at #CommonwealthGames, She overcame stiff challenge and made Indians proud. You are a role model for our youth, especially girls. May you go from strength to strength. Heartiest congratulations!
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 5, 2022
Won gold medal in CWG for the first time
Significantly, this is Sakshi Malik’s first gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. Sakshi Malik won silver medal in Commonwealth Games 2014, while Sakshi Malik won bronze medal in Commonwealth Games 2018, but this time she captured the gold medal by presenting a spectacular game.
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