Sakshi Malik who opened the account of medals for India in Rio Olympics 2016, finally returned to India and the crowd at the airport greeted her with a grand welcome.

Sakshi grabbed a Bronze in the Women’s Wrestling competition at the Rio Olympics for India and  became the first Indian female to win Bronze. Her arrival was a much-celebrated affair and as soon as she touched down at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, at 4 in the morning on Wednesday, she was greeted amidst a lot of fanfare.

Check Out The Celebrations At Her Arrival:

The bronze medalist will be travelling in a decked up vehicle throughout her hometown to meet the various members of her family before entering at her home.

She was rewarded with an amount of ₹ 2.5 crores at a felicitation event held in her hometown in Rohtak district in Haryana. The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar was also present at the felicitation event to honour Sakshi.

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24 August 2016
Avni S. Singh

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