Sakshi Malik wins trials in non-Olympic weight

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, who had earlier lost in the trials for the 62kg Olympic weight, booked her berth in a non-Olympic category.

Sakshi Malik has earned a place in the Asian wrestling championships which will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan (File Photo).   -  Reuters Photo

Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi Malik won the women’s 65kg selection trials on Saturday to earn a place in the upcoming Asian wrestling championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Sakshi, who had earlier lost in the trials for the 62kg Olympic weight, booked her berth in a non-Olympic category.

Pinki (55kg), Sarita (59kg) and Divya Kakran (72kg) also claimed spots in non-Olympic weights at the trials held in Lucknow.