8th Mar, 2018
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Rio Olympic 2016

Rio Olympic

Rio Olympic 2016, world’s biggest sport event that had been continued for two weeks, is over now and Indian women stars such as Sakshi Malik, PV Sandhu and Dipa Karmakar has smashed their way onward in a nation where people counts on their son for success and and preserve their daughters as modest ones to be wedded off. For India, Rio Olympic was female power to the front, the women were dominant to the men for the first time.

While wrestler Sakshi Malik has won bronze, shuttler Sindhu secured a silver medal. Previously, gymnast Dipa Karmakar had done that is unimaginable in India until she not made it real. She had got the entry into the finals of women’s vault and secured fourth position. These winning performances of Indian women are instances of zeal, motivation and hard work. The commendable devotion of India’s sportswomen had to be seen to be believed.


PV Sindhu Pusarla Venkata Sindhu or P. V. Sindhu is a world-class Indian shuttler and silver medalist at Rio Olympics 2016. This promising badminton player is daughter of Andhra’s former volleyball player and Arjun Award winner P.V. Ramana. One of the most talented and youngest badminton players, P.V. Sindhu has marked herself among world’s top 10 Badminton players since 2014.


Sakshi Malik Sakshi Malik is basically from Rohtak distric in Haryana. She has been trained and coached by Geeta Phogat’s since starting of her carrier. She had become attraction of thousands eye balls when she defeated former world champion in Olympic qualifying event in Istanbul. In early days of her carrier, Sakshi had to fight with boys as women were not allowed to take part in wrestling in Haryana. She starts wrestling in 2002 under the supervision of Coach Ishwar Dahiya and since that time he has won different wrestling tournaments including gold medal in national championship.

Women Winners List in Rio Olympic 2016

S.No. Name Country Sport Medal
1 Chang Hye-jin South Korea Archery Gold
2 Lisa Unruh Germany Archery Silver
3 Ki Bo-bae South Korea Archery Bronze
4 Carolina Marín Spain Badminton Gold
5 P.V. Sindhu India Badminton Silver
6 Nozomi Okuhara Japan Badminton Bronze
7 Anna van der Breggen Netherlands Road cycling Gold
8 Emma Johansson Sweden Road cycling Silver
9 Elisa Longo Borghini Italy Road cycling Bronze
10 Inbee Park South Korea Golf Gold
11 Lydia Ko New Zealand Golf Silver
12 Shanshan Feng China Golf Bronze
13 Ding Ning China Table tennis Gold
14 Li Xiaoxia China Table tennis Silver
15 Kim Song-i North Korea Table tennis Bronze
16 Mónica Puig Puerto Rico Tennis Gold
17 Angelique Kerber Germany Tennis Silver
18 Petra Kvitová Czech Republic Tennis Bronze
19 Kaori Icho Japan Wrestling Gold
20 Valeria Koblova Russia Wrestling Silver
21 Sakshi Malik India Wrestling Bronze
22 Marwa Amri Tunisia Wrestling Bronze