Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik for getting a bronze medal at the Rio Games.
“Sakshi Malik creates history! Congratulations to her for the Bronze. The entire nation is rejoicing,” Mr. Modi tweeted.
In another tweet, the Prime Minister said: “On this very auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, Sakshi Malik, a daughter of India, wins a Bronze & makes all of us very proud.”
Sakshi clinched the bronze in the women’s freestyle 58kg category with a spirited comeback victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan.