Narsingh Pancham Yadav

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Narsingh Pancham Yadav
Personal information
Nationality  India
Born (1989-08-06) 6 August 1989 (age 26)
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Occupation Wrestler

Narsingh Pancham Yadav (6 August 1989) is an Indian wrestler. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he won a gold in the Men's freestyle 74 kg wrestling.[1]

Narsingh Yadav is the son of Pancham Yadav 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,[2] 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. Narsingh Pancham Yadav is a junior ticket checker with the Indian Railways.[3] 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.[4]