Who is Priya Malik who won GOLD at World Cadet Wrestling Championship? Check why Milind Soman was TROLLED for CONGRATULATING her
Priya Malik clinched gold at the World Cadet Championships on Sunday in Hungary. Malik defeated Kseniya Patapovich 5-0 in the summit clash and clinched the gold medal. She won in the women's 73 kg category.
Priya Malik World Cader Wrestling Championship: After Mirabai Chanu won the Silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, Priya Malik gave the Indians another reason to smile on Sunday. Indian grappler Priya Malik clinched gold at the World Cadet Championships on Sunday in Hungary.
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As per an ANI report, Malik defeated Kseniya Patapovich 5-0 in the summit clash and clinched the gold medal. She won in the women's 73 kg category.
The ANI report further states that Malik had also won gold medal in the 2019 edition of Khelo India in Pune. Then she went on to clinch gold at the 17th School Games in Delhi.
Following the triumph by Malik at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Hungary, Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla congratulated the wrestler and termed it another elating moment after Mirabai Chanu bagged a Silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics.
In a tweet from his official Twitter handle, Birla wrote, "in Budapest #WorldCadetWrestling daughter for winning gold medal in #PriyaMalik Many best wishes. After the success of Mirabai Chanu, this is yet another moment that has made us Indians ecstatic. It is our wish that we get the news of the golden success of the players in the coming days also."
बुडापेस्ट में #WorldCadetWrestling में स्वर्ण पदक जीतने पर बेटी #PriyaMalik को ढेरों शुभकामनाएं। मीराबाई चानू की सफलता के बाद यह एक और पल है जिसने हम भारतीयों को आनंदित-प्रफुल्लित कर दिया है। आने वाले दिनों में भी खिलाड़ियों की स्वर्णिम सफलता के समाचार हमें मिलें, यही कामना है। pic.twitter.com/Mmm0nqxaOU
— Om Birla (@ombirlakota) July 25, 2021
Amidst this happiness of success of the Indian athletes in the field of sports. Model-actor Milind Soman got trolled on Sunday after tweeting a congratulatory message to Indian wrestler Priya Malik. Why? Because he assumed that Malik had won gold at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
According to an IANS report, Soman apologised in a separate tweet saying he should have checked before tweeting. On Sunday, Soman tweeted, "Thank you Priya Malik! #gold #TokyoOlympics #wrestling welcome to Mt Olympus."
Now, commenting on his post, netizens trolled him for sharing incorrect information and requested him to delete the tweet.
"Sir it's world wrestling championship and not Olympic... It is held in Hungary...fyi," wrote a user.
Replying to the tweets, Soman wrote, "I know now, still happy and I won't delete the tweet, sometimes its ok to make a mistake."
In a separate tweet, the model-actor expressed: "Sorry, should have checked before my earlier tweet, but was too overcome with joy. Priya Malik won Gold at the World wrestling Championships ! Onwards and upwards."
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