| Zeenews Sports Bureau
London: India’s Narsingh Pancham Yadav (74 kg) and Amit Kumar (55kg) will begin their campaign in their respective wrestling events at the London Olympics 2012 on Friday.
Narsingh made it to the Olympics in the last qualifying event in Helsinki in May this year. At the 2010 Asian championships, he beat Iran’s Saeed Nemtollah Riahi for gold. He went on to bag the Commonwealth Games gold in the same year.
19-year-old Amit Kumar will see the London Olympics as an opportunity to prove his mettle. He is the youngest wrestler in the Indian delegation. He is also the youngest wrestler ever to represent India at the Summer Olympics.
Wrestling events start at 5:30 pm IST.
First Published: Friday, August 10, 2012, 10:22