Rio medallist Sakshi Malik engaged to Satyawart Kadian

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BENGALURU, OCT 07 (UNI) :- Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik speaking after hser felicitatation on the occasion of completion of 11years of Garuda Mall, in Bengaluru on Friday. UNI PHOTO-81U

New Delhi: Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Sunday got engaged to fellow wrestler Satyawart Kadian at her residence in Rohtak.

Kadian, who trains at his father’s akhada in Rohtak, competes in the 97kg freestyle category and had bagged a bronze medal at the 2010 Youth Olympics and silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Satyawart, who competes in 97kg category, is two years younger to Sakshi.

Sakshi became a national hero overnight after she ended India’s medal drought at the Rio Olympics by clinching bronze in the women’s 58kg category.