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Narsingh Pancham Yadav (1989 – Present)


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Narsingh Pancham Yadav (1989 – Present)

Narsingh Pancham Yadav is an Indian wrestler who hails from Uttar Pradesh. Carving a name for himself in the history of wrestling not only in India but also at an International level, he has brought laurels to the country at different occasions and events.

Life and sports career of Narsingh Pancham Yadav:

Narsingh Pancham Yadav

Narsingh Pancham yadav was born to Pancham Yadav and Bhulna Devi in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. Coming from a family with a background of farming, both Narsingh and his brother Vinod lived with their father Pancham, who worked as a milk distributor in Mumbai and their mother, looked after the farming of their land in Neema Village of Varanasi District. Both the brothers after hard work and total dedication grew up to become wrestlers.

At the Commonwealth Games, 2010, Narsingh was a last minute replacement which turned out to be the turning point for his career since he emerged victorious with a gold medal. The gold was won in the Men’s freestyle 74 kg wrestling. In 2012 Summer Olympics, Yadav bow out in his opening bout against Canadian Matt Gentry in the 74 kg freestyle event, and  consequently out of the entire tournament.

Narsingh Yadav has been honored with the Arjuna Award in the year 2012, for his unfailing dedication and victory in the field of wrestling and bringing honor to the country.

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