It felt like forever but at long last India has won its first Olympic medal at Rio 2016, thanks to Sakshi Malik's fantastic achievement in women's freestyle 58 kg wrestling. 

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While the nation celebrated, there was no one happier than Sakshi's mother, obviously. 

Watch Sudesh's Malik's ecstatic celebrations right here:

 

The Olympian's mother spoke about her daughter's achievement, about how she succeeded in what is a "male sport": 

 

We are proud of you, Sakshi. For winning your motherland an Olympic medal and for making your mother so jubilant!