Sakshi Malik Gets Engaged to Wrestler Boyfriend Satyawart Kadian

Updated: 17 October 2016 12:36 IST

Sakshi Malik and Satyawart Kadian's engagement ceremony was held at the Rio 2016 bronze medallist's residence in Rohtak

Sakshi Malik Gets Engaged to Wrestler Boyfriend Satyawart Kadian
Sakshi Malik and Satyawart Kadian's engagement ceremony took place in Rohtak. (Photo: Kuldeep Bishnoi) © Twitter

New Delhi:

Sakshi Malik, the Rio Olympic bronze medallist, on Sunday got engaged to wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian at her residence in Rohtak.

The 24-year-old wrestler had earlier spoken about Satyawart in the media.

"It was a private function. Only the families of the to-be bride and groom attended the event and it went very well," Satyawart's father Arjuna Awardee Satyavan Pehelwan said.

Satyawart, 22, is two years younger to Sakshi and trains at his father's akhada in Rohtak. He won his first bronze medal at the 2010 Youth Olympics. The two were said to have fallen in love during wrestling tournaments.    

About Satyawart, Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi had earlier said, "He is very supportive and thinks of my dreams as his own."

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Highlights
  • Sakshi Malik has got engaged to her wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian
  • Malik and Kadian's engagement ceremony was a private affair
  • Kadian, who is a wrestler himself, had won a medal at 2010 Youth Olympics
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