Height: 5' 5"
Wife: Shilpi Sheoran (Wrestler)
Age: 30 Years
|Full Name||Narsingh Pancham Yadav|
|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
|International Debut||2010 Asian Games, New Delhi|
|Category||74 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
|Date of Birth||16 March 1989 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||30 Years|
|Birthplace||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Caste||Other Backward Class (OBC)|
|Food Habit||Vegetarian Bhaskar|
|Controversies||• Once, he was caught copying in an exam at the State Police Academy in Nashik, Maharashtra. 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|
|Marriage Date||Year- 2017|
|Wife/Spouse||Shilpi Sheoran (Wrestler)
|Parents||Father- Pancham Yadav (Bus Driver)
Mother- Bhulna Devi
|Siblings||Brother- Vinod Yadav (Wrestler)
|Favourite Food(s)||Paneer Bhurji, Juices, Milk|
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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