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Sakshi Malik, Babita Kumari in Indian wrestling team for Commonwealth Games 2018

Sakshi Malik and Babita Kumari were both today included in the Indian women’s wrestling team for the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia after trails were held in Lucknow.

other sports Updated: Dec 30, 2017 22:35 IST
Sakshi Malik will be part of the Indian wrestling team for the Commonwealth Games 2018 to be held in Gold Coast, Australia.
Sakshi Malik will be part of the Indian wrestling team for the Commonwealth Games 2018 to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. (PTI)

Sakshi Malik, the Olympic bronze medallist, was today named in the Indian women’s wrestling team for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after a selection trail held here.

Apart from Sakshi (62kg), other women grapplers who booked their berths for the 2018 Commonwealth Games are Vinesh Phogat (50kg), Babita Kumari (54kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Divya Karan (68 kg) and Kiran (76kg).

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The selection trial was held in six weight categories at the Sports Authority of India Training Center here.

The six freestyle wrestlers will also represent the country in the 2018 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.