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Sakshi Malik

Real Name :   Sakshi Malik

Nickname :    Sakshi

Profession :  Wrestler

Category : Sports

Height in meters:1.62 m

Date of Birth : 3rd September, 1993

Birth Place: Haryana

Nationality : Indian

Hometown : Haryana, Tamil Nadu


  • Bronze medal in Rio Olympics 2016 (56 kg wrestling)
  • Bronze medal at the 2010 Junior World Championships
  • Gold at Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament in 2014
  • Bronze medal at the 2015 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships
  • Silver medal at World Qualification tournament at Istanbul, Turkey 2016

Awards and recognition

For the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics

  • ₹2 crore (US$300,000) from the Government of Haryana, in addition to a state land grant.
  • ₹50 lakh (US$74,000) from the Indian Railways, as its employee.
  • ₹20 lakh (US$30,000) from the Indian Olympic Association.
  • ₹15 lakh (US$22,000) from the JSW Group
  • ₹1.01 lakh (US$1,500) from Salman Khan

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