Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik named in Indian women's wrestling team

PTI
Published Dec 30, 2017, 7:47 pm IST
Updated Dec 30, 2017, 7:47 pm IST
Vinesh Phogat (50kg), Babita Kumari (54kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Divya Karan (68 kg) and Kiran (76kg) have made the cut apart from Sakshi.
Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik was on Saturday named in the Indian women's wrestling team for next year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(Photo: PTI)
 Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik was on Saturday named in the Indian women's wrestling team for next year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(Photo: PTI)

Lucknow: Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi Malik was on Saturday named in the Indian women's wrestling team for next year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after a selection trail held here.

Apart from Sakshi (62kg), other women grapplers who booked their berths for the 2018 Commonwealth Games are Vinesh Phogat (50kg), Babita Kumari (54kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Divya Karan (68 kg) and Kiran (76kg).

 

The selection trial was held in six weight categories at the Sports Authority of India Training Center here.

The six freestyle wrestlers will also represent the country in the 2018 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.





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