Narsingh Pancham Yadav
Award Name : Arjuna Award
Year of Award : 2012
Award for : Sports and Games
Location : Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Narsingh Pancham Yadav is an Indian wrestler. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he won the gold medal in the men's freestyle 74 kg category. Narsingh Pancham Yadav was born on 6th August 1989 in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. He got an opportunity to participate in the Commonwealth Games in the last moment but was able to win gold medal in that game. He was interested in wrestling from his childhood days and got training under Singh from his age of 13. He is employed in Indian Railways as the junior ticket checker. His performance in the qualifying event in Helsinki in May 2012 gave him entry into Olympics and he represented India in the 2012 Summer Olympics held at London and lost in the opening round itself. He has received Arjuna Award in 2012 from the Government of India. He is living at Jogeshwari area of Mumbai.