Sakshi Malik Biography

Sakshi Malik is an Indian wrestler who is represent India in international stages. She is from Rohtak, Haryana and won bronze medal in Rio Olympics 2016. Check out below for more details about Sakshi Malik Wiki, biography, age, photos, height and weight details.

Sakshi Malik (Wrestler) Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Photos 

Sakshi Malik Wiki


Sakshi was born in 3 September 1992, Rohtak, Haryana. In May in a qualification tournament in Istanbul, Sakhshi’s effort of getting noticed fructified. She earned a quota place for Rio and asserted herself as one of the most promising young wrestler in the country. Though she won a silver in that tournament that was a just a formality.What was significant though was she had beaten 2012 world champion Lan Zhang of China.

She thus finally displaced Geeta Phogat who had for six years dominating this weight section. Her domination over Geeta dated back to the Pro League in December last and also at the trials in April for the Asian qualifiers squad in Astana.A prolific medal winner in her junior days, Sakshi won a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and later a bronze at the Incheon Asiad. In Rio Olympics 2016, Sakshi has won first medal for India. She secured third place in 56 kg wrestling and won bronze medal.


Real Name Sakshi Malik
Nickname Sakshi
Profession Wrestler
Category Sports 
Physical Stats & More
Dipa Height in cm 162 cm
Height in meters 1.62 m
Height in Feet Inches 5 Feet 4 Inches (5 ft 4)
Dipa Weight in Kg 58 Kgs
Weight in Pounds 128 lbs
Personal Life
Date of Birth 3rd September, 1993
Dipa Karmakar Age (as in 2016) 23 Years
Birth Place Haryana
Nationality Indian
Hometown Haryana, Tamil Nadu
Married No
Salary/Net Worth


  • Bronze medal in Rio Olympics 2016
  • Bronze medal at the 2010 Junior World Championships
  • Gold at Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament in 2014
  • Bronze medal at the 2015 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships
  • Silver medal at World Qualification tournament at Istanbul, Turkey 2016

Awards and recognition

For the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics

  • ₹2 crore (US$300,000) from the Government of Haryana, in addition to a state land grant.
  • ₹50 lakh (US$74,000) from the Indian Railways, as its employee.
  • ₹20 lakh (US$30,000) from the Indian Olympic Association.
  • ₹15 lakh (US$22,000) from the JSW Group
  • ₹1.01 lakh (US$1,500) from Salman Khan

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