Narsingh Pancham Yadav
6 August 1989 |
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Narsingh Yadav is the son of Pancham Yadav (ahir caste) and Bhulna Devi from eastern Uttar Pradesh. Narsingh and his brother Vinod both lived with their father Pancham, a milk distributor in Mumbai, while his mother lived in the Neema village in Varanasi district, where she looked after farming in their 2 bigha land. Both the brothers became wrestlers. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Narsingh Yadav was a last-minute replacement, but ended up winning a gold medal. Yadav, 23, has been training since he was 13. He is a resident of suburban Jogeshwari in Mumbai. Pancham Yadav is a junior ticket checker with the Indian Railways. In Summer Olympics 2012, Narsingh Yadav lost his opening bout against Matt Gentry of Canada in the 74kg freestyle event and was knocked out of the tournament.
- The Hindu
- Fourth gold for Narang. The Hindu. 10 October 2010.
- "Wrestler Narsingh Yadav bows out of London Olympics". Retrieved 10-08-2012. Check date values in:
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