19-year-old Sonam Malik lost in the first round of the women's 62 kg wrestling event to Mongolia's Bolortuya Khurelkhuu on criteria. Malik led 2-0 until the final 30 seconds of her bout before Khurelkhuu pulled off a two-point move and take the lead. In wrestling, ties are decided on three criteria. Malik won both her points for different moves (1,1) but Khurelkhuu had the higher scoring move (2). Malik is still in contention to win bronze via repechage.