After disappointment in the 62kg category, Sakshi Malik has made it to the Indian team by winning trials in the 65kg category. The Wrestling Federation of India conducted trials in Lucknow on Sunday morning for the non-olympic categories for selecting the Indian team for the Asian Wrestling Championships. The Rio Olympic medallist did not disappoint this time as she finished winner in the category which had names like 2018 Asian Champion Navjot, 68kg National champion Anita Sheoran and Nisha, winner of the Jalandhar nationals in the category.
Sakshi wins the 65kg trials
Sakshi triumphed over everyone to qualify from 65kg. Earlier 18 year old Sonam shocked Sakshi Malik last week to qualify in 62kg category to qualify for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, Ranking Series event in Rome and Asian Wrestling Championship in Delhi. After losing her place in the Olympic category she decided to try her hand at 65kg.