How India celebrated Sakshi Malik’s ‘golden’ bronze at Olympics

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Aug 18, 2016 07:30 IST
Sakshi Malik is the first female wrestler from India to win an Olympics medal. (REUTERS)

India sacrificed its sleep on Thursday, a token gesture of appreciation for the decades of hard work and sacrifice made by Sakshi Malik. The wrestler from Rohtak, did not disappoint, lifting the gloom over the country’s Rio Olympics campaign with a historic bronze medal, the first by an Indian female wrestler at the quadrennial event.

As is the norm, the joy and pride spilled over to the social media:

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