Narsingh Pancham Yadav has secured quota for 2016 Olympic Games [ Current Affairs ]

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About Narsingh Pancham: Narsingh Pancham Yadav was born on 6th August 1989. He is an Indian wrestler by profession. He has been taking training in wrestling since he was 13 year old. His native place is suburban Jogeshwari in Mumbai.

Image of Narsingh Pancham

Image of Narsingh Pancham

Got quota for 2016 Olympic Games

  • He lost his opening session in the 74kg freestyle event against Matt Gentry who was from Canada in Summer Olympics 2012, .

About his achievements:

  • He won gold medal in the Men’s freestyle 74 kg wrestling at 2010 Commonwealth Games.
  • He won Asian Games 2014 Incheon in the Men’s freestyle 74 kg wrestling.
  • He also won bronze medal in world championship 2015 of Las Vegas in 74 kg wrestling.

About his securing quota in Olympic Games:

  • Narsingh Pancham Yadav has secured his quota for India in the 2016 Olympic Games.
  • He qualified for Olympic Games after winning a bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championship of Las Vegas.

- Published on: September 15, 2015