Sakshi Malik has risen to her career best 4th position in the 58-kg category, accoridng to the latest rankings released by United World Wrestling. Sakshi had won the bronze medal in her weight category at the recently held Rio Olympics 2016.
Another Olympian Vinesh Phogat has also improved her rankings from 13th to 11th in the 48-kg category. She had crashed out in the quarter-finals at the Rio games.
Sandeep Tomar currently on 15th position in 57-kg category and Bajrang Punia ranked 18th in 61 kg are the only wrestlers in the men’s freestyle category in the top 20.