Sonam Malik is an Indian amateur woman wrestler born on 15th April 2002. She is from Madina village of Sonipat district Haryana. She represents India internationally within the 62kg category.
SONAM MALIKEARLY LIFE:
Sonam Malik’s parents are Rajinder Malik and Meena Malik. Her father may be a former wrestler who grappled in local tournaments. Sonam features a cousin who may be a local wrestler. Sonam was inspired to require up wrestling by her father, Rajinder, and her cousin. that they had an influence on her decision to pursue the game . She went to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Sports Complex, where she got training from coach Ajmer Malik. Initially, Sonam won’t to practice wrestling on the bottom thanks to lack of proper infrastructure, and also the academy didn’t have mats to practice. She’d even practiced on the road just in case the bottom gets muddy thanks to rain.
Apart from her wrestling career, Sonam may be a student of Jat College in Rohtak, where she’s currently pursuing her degree in Bachelor of Arts.
At an very young age, Sonam Malik had shown her talents as a wrestler. Under the guidance of Ajmer Malik, her wrestling career began taking shape. She took part in several junior district and state competitions and won several medals for her state. In 2016, Sonam won her first national trophy at the National School Games. the subsequent year, she bagged the silver at the Cadet National Wrestling Championship.In 2019, Sonam claimed the trophy at the All-India Inter-University Wrestling Freestyle Women Championship in Bhiwani, Haryana.In January 2021, Sonam won her maiden senior national title within the 62 kg category by defeating Olympic Bronze-medalist Sakshi Malik at the Senior Women National Wrestling Championships in Agra.
Sonam Malik received her international career breakthrough in 2017 when she won the trophy in World School Games. she won the trophy at the CAW Championship, which was followed by the most important achievement of her career, a trophy within the CAW Championship. In 2018, Sonam settled for the trophy at the Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship. Later ON, she did not defend her World Cadet trophy as she settled for a trophy after losing the semi-final bout. the subsequent year, after winning two consecutive Bronze medals at the CAW Championship, Sonam bagged the silver at the tournament. This was followed by her second trophy at the Cadet World Wrestling Championship. In April 2021, Sonam broke the records by becoming the youngest woman wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics at the 2021 Tokyo summer Olympics. She booked her Olympic berth within the 62 kg category after reaching the ultimate at the Asian Olympic Qualifier tournament.