Sakshi Malik, to receive award at International Fitness Festival

Sakshi Malik, to receive Rs.5 Lakh award at International Fitness Festival.

Acclaiming Sakshi  Malik for winning the lone Olympic medal for India at Rio, International Fitness Festival, an initiative of Asian Business Exhibition & Conferences Ltd. and Sheru Classic have announced a cash award of Rs 5,00,000 to the wrestler. Sakshi is the only Indian woman wrestler to have ever won a medal at the Olympic Games.

Rio de Janeiro: India's Sakshi Malik poses with her bronze medal for the women's wrestling freestyle 58-kg competition during the medals ceremony at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday.   PTI Photo by Atul Yadav(PTI8_18_2016_000010A)

Rio de Janeiro: India’s Sakshi Malik poses with her bronze medal for the women’s wrestling freestyle 58-kg competition during the medals ceremony at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday. PTI Photo by Atul Yadav(PTI8_18_2016_000010A)

“Sakshi has really done proud to India and her Olympic medal is definitely worth celebrating. We are happy to join in the celebrations in a small way by presenting her a token of appreciation  during the International Fitness Festival, scheduled to be held from October 14 to 16 at Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai,” said Manish Gandhi, Executive Director of Asian Business Exhibition & Conferences Ltd.