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Sakshi Malik (Wrestler) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Sakshi Malik Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth September 3, 1992
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Sakshi Malik is Indian professional freestyle wrestler who became the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics.

Born Name

Sakshi Malik

Nick Name

Sakshi

Sakshi Malik as seen in a picture that was taken at a promotional event on December 6, 2016
Sakshi Malik as seen in a picture that was taken at a promotional event on December 6, 2016 (Bollywood Hungama / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Mokhra village, Rohtak district, Haryana, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Sakshi was trained by Ishwar Dahiya from 2004 to 2009. She then went on to be coached by Mandeep Singh in 2010.

In the past, she graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Education from Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak.

Occupation

Professional Freestyle Wrestler

Family

  • Father – Sukhbir (Bus Conductor with Delhi Transport Corporation)
  • Mother – Sudesh Malik (Supervisor at a Local Health Clinic)
  • Siblings – Sachin Malik (Brother)
  • Others – Badlu Ram (Grandfather) (Wrestler)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sakshi Malik has dated –

  1. Satyawart Kadian (2016-Present) – Sakshi got married to fellow freestyle wrestler Satyawart Kadian on April 2, 2017.

Sakshi Malik as seen in a picture that was taken with her husband Satyawart Kadian in the past
Sakshi Malik as seen in a picture that was taken with her husband Satyawart Kadian in the past (Sakshi Malik / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite but muscular physical appearance
  • Shoulder length wavy hair

Religion

Hinduism

Sakshi Malik as seen in a picture that was taken in August 2021, with fellow wrestler Bajrang Punia
Sakshi Malik as seen in a picture that was taken in August 2021, with fellow wrestler Bajrang Punia (Sakshi Malik / Instagram)

Sakshi Malik Facts

  1. It was her grandfather Badlu Ram who inspired her to take up wrestling.
  2. Sakshi was only 12 years old when she started training as a wrestler at an Akhara in Chhotu Ram Stadium, Rohtak.
  3. She got her big break as a professional freestyle wrestler at the 2010 Junior World Championships, where she won a bronze medal in the 58 kg category. Sakshi won her first gold medal at the 2014 Dave Schultz International Tournament.
  4. In the year 2016, Malik won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in the 58 kg category. This made her the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal in the Olympics.
  5. Sakshi is a member of the JSW Sports Excellence Program alongside the likes of fellow wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Babita Kumari, and Geeta Phogat.
  6. In September 2016, Sakshi was appointed as the director of Maharshi Dayanand University’s wrestling department.
  7. Sakshi was awarded a Padma Shri in 2017.
  8. One of the earliest posts that Sakshi uploaded to her Instagram account was on June 23, 2020.
  9. As of August 2021, Sakshi was employed by the Indian Railways in the commercial department of its Delhi division, in the Northern Railway zone.

Featured Image By Sakshi Malik / Instagram

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