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Sakshi Malik, Rio games medalist, is unhappy with the government - This is why

Sakshi Malik, who secured a historic bronze medal in wrestling in the 2016 Rio Olympics, has said that she has not received the incentives promised to her by the Haryana government after her feat.

other sports Updated: Mar 04, 2017 23:00 IST
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Sakshi Malik, who secured a historic bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics,  was promised cash rewards and incentives amounting to at least Rs 3.5 crore by the Haryana government.
Sakshi Malik, who secured a historic bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics, was promised cash rewards and incentives amounting to at least Rs 3.5 crore by the Haryana government.(PTI)

Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik claimed that she has not yet received the incentives promised to her by the Haryana government after her historic medal at the Rio Games.

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Sakshi tweeted from her handle (@SakshiMalik)

Cash rewards and incentives amounting to at least Rs 3.5 crore were announced by the Haryana government after Sakshi created history at the Rio Games last year by becoming the first woman wrestler from India to win an Olympic medal.

Government of Haryana -- Sakshi’s state -- had announced before Olympics Rs 6 crore for gold medallists, Rs 4 crore for silver and Rs 2.5 crore for bronze winners. The 24-year-old girl from Rohtak had clinched a bronze medal in the 58kg freestyle category.