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

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Height: 5' 5"
Wife: Shilpi Sheoran (Wrestler)
Age: 30 Years

Narsingh Yadav

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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)
Narsingh Yadav with his wife
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Pancham Yadav (Bus Driver)
Mother- Bhulna Devi
Parents of Narsingh Yadav
SiblingsBrother- Vinod Yadav (Wrestler)
Sister- None
Narsingh Yadav (Upper Left) with his parents and brother
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Paneer Bhurji, Juices, Milk

Narsingh Yadav

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Narsingh Yadav

  • When he was only 13 years old, he started wrestling training with his brother, Vinod Yadav.
  • In the 2012 Olympics, he lost his first bout to Matt Gentry of Canada and knocked out of the tournament.
  • He was given the position of Deputy Superintendent of Police by the Maharashtra State Government in 2012.
  • After winning the Bronze Medal in the 2014 Asian Games, Yadav was awarded Rs. 25 lakh by the government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • 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.

  • 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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