In the absence of Sushil Kumar at the World Championships, it was Narsingh Pancham Yadav who won a quota place for next year’s Rio Olympics. For the rest of his compatriots, they will have their chance at qualifying in the following tournaments. Schedule for Indian Wrestling Date Competition Venue 18th-20th March 2016 Asian Olympic Qualification
The Rio Olympics is still some months away but the qualification rounds and quotas are all in place with not many tournaments remaining for the players to win their grand chance at the Olympics. The battle has already heated-up, and is set to become more intense in the coming months as athletes fight it out
Narsingh Pancham Yadav is an Uttar Pradesh born wrestler who competes in the 74 kg category for India. Born on 6th August 1989, he began his training at the young age of 13. Like most sportspersons hailing from the rural regions of India, Narsingh’s family too was under financial constraints. However, that did not stop
Narsingh Pancham Yadav opened the account for India at the World Wrestling Championship, after winning the bronze medal in the men’s 74 kg freestyle category. Indian wrestlers have had a disappointing outing in the championship, but the medal has given the fans something to cheer about. It was Sushil Kumar’s absence that opened the door
The Indian wrestlers witnessed a bad day unfold at the Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha, today, as none of them managed to make it to the medal fights. Greco-Roman in Asian Wrestling Championship The Greco-Roman category took centre stage in the Asian Wrestling Championship and India had its representatives in almost all the weight divisions.
Another great day for India unfolded at the Asian Wrestling Championship as Narsingh Pancham Yadav snatched bronze in the Men’s 74kg category. Third Medal for India in Asian Wrestling Championship Narsingh’s bronze in the Men’s 74kg category is the third medal for India in the Asian Wrestling Championship, after Geeta Phogat’s bronze and Vinesh Phogat’s
Bajrang Punia,winner of the 2014 Commonwealth and Asian Games silver medals, added another feather in his cap on Friday. The 20-year-old won the gold in men’s 61kg Freestyle category at the prestigious Dave Schultz Memorial International Wrestling Championship held at Colorado Springs, USA. Bajrang beats Flegontov for the gold Bajrang overcame Russian Vladimir Flegontov 12-3