Rio Olympic Winner, Sakshi Malik Gets Engaged To Wrestler Boyfriend Satyawart Kadian

9:48 am 17 Oct, 2016


Sakshi Malik rose to fame earlier this year after winning a bronze medal in the 58 kg category in the women’s freestyle wrestling event in the Rio Olympics 2016.

 

It was a historic win as she became the first woman wrestler to won a medal in 2016 Rio Olympics other than solacing medal drought that the Indian contingent faced in the mega-event.

After such wonderful win, Sakshi received a warm welcome in her home state. During a media interaction, Sakshi also gave a statement about her boyfriend Satyawart Kadian and said,

He is very supportive and thinks of my dreams as his own.

 

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On  16th October 2016, the duo got engaged at Sakshi’s residence in Rohtak. Satyawart father Arjuna Awardee Satyavan Pehelwan said,

It was a private function. Only the families of the to-be bride and groom attended the event and it went very well.

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Though the two got engaged, their wedding date is yet to be decided. Satyawart, 22, is two years younger to Sakshi and trains at his father’s akhada in Rohtak.

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He won his first bronze medal at the 2010 Youth Olympics. The two were said to have fallen in love during wrestling tournaments.

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