Sushil Kumar sends blessings to Sakshi Malik on her 28th birthday

Published: 04 September, 2020 09:57 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Sakshi Malik and Sushil Kumar, both, won medals at the Olympics

Picture Courtesy/ Sushil Kumar's Instagram
Picture Courtesy/ Sushil Kumar's Instagram

India’s star wrestler Sushil Kumar recently sent his birthday wishes to Olympic bronze medallist and fellow Indian grappler Sakshi Malik, who turned 28 on Thursday.  The veteran Indian wrestler took to social media site Instagram to share a picture for his 228,000 followers and wrote: “Happy Birthday @sakshimalik_official stay blessed..!!” 

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Happy Birthday @sakshimalik_official stay blessed..!!

A post shared by Sushil Kumar (@wrestlersushil) onSep 2, 2020 at 10:37pm PDT

Sushil Kumar won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics as well as a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. In 2009, Sushil received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Birthday girl Sakshi Malik set a record when she became the first ever Indian female wrestler to bag a medal at the Olympics. Sakshi won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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