Modi congratulates Sakshi Malik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik for getting a bronze medal at the Rio Games.

This July 4 photo shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeting wrestler Sakshi Malik. Photo: @narendramodi/Twitter

“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.