Sonam Malik is an Indian female wrestler from Sonipat, Haryana. Sonam Malik may face former world champion Taybe Yusein in the quarterfinals.
Tokyo Olympics, wrestling: Sonam Malik could confront previous world champ Taybe Yusein in quarters
Indian grappler Sonam Malik will confront Mongolia’s Bolortuya Khurelkhuu in the Round of 16 of the ladies’ 62kg free-form class.
Indian grappler Sonam Malik will open her Tokyo Olympics crusade against Mongolia’s Bolortuya Khurelkhuu in the ladies’ 62kg free-form on Tuesday.
Sonam Malik is making her Olympics debut at Tokyo 2020. Khurelkhuu won the Asian titles silver decoration at Almaty, Kazakhstan recently.
In the event that Sonam Malik wins the initial session, the Indian grappler could confront 2018 best on the planet and double cross European boss Taybe Yusein Mustafa of Bulgaria in the quarter-finals later in the day.
The Round of 16 through to the semi-finals of the ladies’ 62kg free-form wrestling will be hung on Wednesday, with the repechage and last planned for Thursday.
A double cross world cadet wrestling champion, Sonam Malik had twice beaten Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik in the public preliminaries.
The 19-year-old Sonam Malik had fixed her Tokyo 2020 spot at the Asian Olympic wrestling qualifiers in April. Be that as it may, a physical issue supported in the occasion has since kept her down and out.