Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualifies for Rio 2016


Posted on:25 Apr 2016 09:49:52

Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualifies for Rio 2016
25 April 2016 Current Affairs: India's Sandeep Tomar qualified for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero by securing a bronze in the freestyle 57 kg category at the World Qualifying Tournament in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on April 24,2016 . Tomar defeated his opponent Alexandru Chirtoaca 10-0 in the face-off to decide the bronze medal winner.

Tomar (25) is from Sonepat in Haryana and has previously won gold medals at the 2016 Asian Wrestling Championships and the 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship. He is the third Indian freestyle wrestler to qualify for the Olympics after Yogeshwar Dutt in the 65 kg category and Narsingh Pancham Yadav in the 74 kg category.

 


Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs June 2017

26 JUNE
NEWS
24 JUNE
NEWS
23 JUNE
NEWS
22 JUNE
NEWS

Current Affairs May 2017

31 MAY
NEWS
30 MAY
NEWS
29 MAY
NEWS
27 MAY
NEWS

Current Affairs April 2017

29 APRIL
NEWS
28 APRIL
NEWS
27 APRIL
NEWS
26 APRIL
NEWS