Alka Tomar

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Alka Tomar
Personal information
Nationality Indian
Born Sisoli village, Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh
Sport
Country India
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle wrestling

Alka Tomar is an Indian wrestler.[5] 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.[6]

She is also a recipient of the 2007 Arjuna Award given for outstanding achievements in sports.She has also received Yash Bharti award.

She also won a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi where she competed against Tonya Verbeek of Canada.[7]

She was born and brought-up in a village of Sisoli in Meerut. She has completed her Graduation (B.P.E.) and Post-Graduation (M.P.E.) from Noida College of Physical Education,Dadri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2003 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships - London, Ontario, Canada ARTICLES & RESULTS". Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association (CAWA). Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Indian grapplers sweep gold in Commonwealth Championship". Zee News. 2 July 2005. Archived from the original on 27 November 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Indian women win three gold in Commonwealth Wrestling". Zee News. PTI. 19 December 2009. Archived from the original on 27 November 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "RESULTS - 2011 Championships". Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association (CAWA). Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "Alka Tomar clinches gold". The Hindu. 7 December 2008. Archived from the original on 10 December 2008. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Now I am a celebrity in my village: wrestler Alka Tomar". The Indian Express. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Alka, Anita deliver gold in women's wrestling". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 8 October 2010. Archived from the original on 1 February 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 

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