On the India's best wrestler, Sakshi Malik is celebrating her birthday today (September 3

Here are the unknown facts of the star wrestler

Sakshi Malik is the first and only female wrestler to win an Olympic medal

Sakshi Malik began wrestling training at the age of 12

She was motivated to take up wrestling after observing her grandfather, Badlu Ram

Satyawart Kadian, her husband, is also a wrestler who has won medals in the Asian Championships and the Commonwealth Games.

Sakshi follows a strict diet that is mostly carb-free. She takes milk, almonds, soya beans, and pulses. The 27-year-cheat old's meal of the month is aloo parathas

She apparently does 500 sit-ups every day as part of her warm-up, and she spends hours on the wrestling mat practising her grips and movements PC@Twitter

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