The 23-year-old from Haryana, a silver medallist at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and
Important Points to Note :
- Sakshi became only the fourth woman athlete from India to win an Olympic medal.
- Weight-lifter Karnam Malleshwari was the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal for India when she won a bronze at the 2000 Sydney Games.
- Boxer MC Mary Kom and shuttler Saina Nehwal had won a bronze each at the 2012 London Games.
- Overall, Sakshi has won India's fifth wrestling medal in the Olympic Games.