Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik qualify for Rio Olympics 2016

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First Time Two Women’s in Rio Olympics from India

Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik created history on Saturday ( by grabbing two spots in women’s wrestling for India for the Rio Olympics. This is the first time that two female wrestler have qualified for Olympics from India.

Vinesh qualified in the 48kg and Sakshi qualified in the 58kg category from the second Olympics qualifier tournament being held in Istanbul.Back in 2012, Geeta Phogat became the first female wrestler from India to qualify for Olympics.

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