Alka Tomar

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Alka Tomar is an Indian wrestler.[1] The national National Women Wrestling champion of India, she received the bronze medal in Wrestling (55 kg Freestyle) at the Doha Asian Games in 2006. Alka Tomar also received a bronze at the Senior Wrestling Championships in Guangzhou in China 2006.[2]

She is also a recipient of the 2007 Arjuna Award given for outstanding achievements in sports.

She also won a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi where she competed against Tonya Verbeek of Canada.[3]

She was born and brought-up in a village of Sisoli in Meerut in a Rajput family.[citation needed] She studied in Chaudhary Charan Singh University pursuing her Masters degree in physical education.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Alka Tomar clinches gold". The Hindu. December 7, 2008. Archived from the original on December 10, 2008. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Now I am a celebrity in my village: wrestler Alka Tomar". The Indian Express. February 24, 2010. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Alka, Anita deliver gold in women's wrestling". NDTV. Press Trust of India. October 8, 2010. Archived from the original on February 1, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 

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