Narsingh Yadav (Wrestler) Height, Weight, Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More
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Narsingh Yadav (Wrestler) Height, Weight, Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Bio/Wiki Full NameNarsingh Pancham Yadav ProfessionWrestler Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm in meters- 1.65 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 5” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg in pounds- 175 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 inches - Waist: 36 inches - Biceps: 16 inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Wrestling International Debut2010 Asian Games, New Delhi Coach/MentorJagmal Singh Category74 kg freestyle Records (main ones)2010 - Gold (74 kg) - Asian Championships, New Delhi 2010 - Gold (74 kg) - Commonwealth Games, New Delhi 2011 - Silver (74 kg) - Commonwealth Championships, Melbourne 2014 - Bronze (74 kg) - Asian Games, Incheon 2015 - Bronze (74 kg) - Asian Championships, Doha 2015 - Bronze (74 kg) - World Championships, Las Vegas Personal Life Date of Birth16 March 1989 (Thursday) Age (as in 2019) 30 Years BirthplaceVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Zodiac signPisces NationalityIndian HometownVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Educational QualificationsNot Known ReligionHinduism CasteOther Backward Class (OBC) Food HabitVegetarian [1]Bhaskar HobbiesRunning, Gyming Controversies• Once, he was caught copying in an exam at the State Police Academy in Nashik, Maharashtra. [2]DNA India • In June 2016, he was almost selected for the Rio Olympics instead of Sushil Kumar, but just a few weeks before the Olympics, his doping test samples were found positive, which led to his disqualification from the 2016 Rio Olympics along with Shot putter Inderjeet Singh. Though, both claimed that they were the victims of their rival's conspiracy. Relationships & More Marital StatusMarried Marriage DateYear- 2017 Family Wife/SpouseShilpi Sheoran (Wrestler)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Narsingh Yadav

  1. When he was only 13 years old, he started wrestling training with his brother, Vinod Yadav.

  2. In the 2012 Olympics, he lost his first bout to Matt Gentry of Canada and knocked out of the tournament.

  3. He was given the position of Deputy Superintendent of Police by the Maharashtra State Government in 2012.

  4. After winning the Bronze Medal in the 2014 Asian Games, Yadav was awarded Rs. 25 lakh by the government of Uttar Pradesh.

  5. He was bought by the ‘Bengaluru Yodhas,’ a wrestling franchise, in the Pro Wrestling League for Rs. 34.5 lakh. The franchise is co-owned by Virat Kohli and JSW group.

  1. When the legendary footballer, Pele, visited India to attend the final match of Subroto Cup, Yadav was invited to a special dinner hosted by the organisers of the Subroto Cup.

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1. ↑ Bhaskar 2. ↑ DNA India


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