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Sakshi stuns World champion Olli to enter final

February 28, 2019 22:06 IST

Sakshi Malik

IMAGE: Sakshi Malik celebrates winning the bronze medal at Rio 2016 Olympics. Photograph: Ruben/Reuters

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik stunned reigning World champion Petra Olli of Finland to enter the final of the women's 65kg category freestyle at the Dan Kolov 2019 wrestling meet in Ruse, Bulgaria on Thursday.

 

The Indian outclassed Olli 4-1 in the semi-finals.

Sakshi will next meet Henna Johansson of Sweden in the gold-medal clash on Friday.

Sakshi has won a bronze medal in the 58kg category at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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