Wrestler Sakshi Malik progresses into pre-quarters of women’s freestyle 58 kg

Sakshi Malik entered the pre-quarters of the wrestling women’s freestyle 58 kg event defeating world No. 2 Johanna Mattsson from Sweden.

The 23-year-old from Haryana put up a fantastic fight after trailing 0-4 in the first period. In the second and decisive period, she picked up three points to make it 4-3 and then in the final few seconds, won a crucial two points to win it 5-4.

Malik will fight Moldova’s Mariana Esanu Cherdivara in the pre-quarters later in the day.

 

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