Sakshi, Sandeep break into Top 10

Sakshi Malik is now ranked World No. 5 in the 58kg freestyle category while Sandeep Tomas is ranked No. 7 in the men’s 57kg category.

Sakshi Malik has made it to the Top 5.   -  Getty Images

Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik today climbed up to World No. 5 in women’s 58kg freestyle in the latest world rankings released by the United World Wrestling.

In the men’s freestyle category, Sandeep Tomar also broke into the top 10, reaching the seventh position in men’s 57kg. In Sakshi’s weight category, Kaori Icho of Japan heads the points table.

Georgia’s Vladimir Khinchegashvili, who has been an integral part of the Pro Wrestling League, tops the chart in men’s 57kg.

Sakshi and Sandeep are currently preparing for the Asian Championships, scheduled to be held from May 10 to 14 here.