Amit Kumar: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Updated: Jul 17, 2012, 14:27 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Full Name: Amit Kumar

Age: 19 years

Weight: 55kg

Sports: Wrestling (Freestyle)

Amit Kumar: was the first wrestler from India to qualify for London Olympics after clinching a gold medal at the Asian Qualifying Tournament earlier this year.

From a very young age Amit was learning the tricks of the trade from top wrestlers after coach Mahabali Satpal took him under his guidance.

He has won gold in World Cadet, Asia Cadet and Asian Junior level.

Amit’s coach considers defence to be his strong point and says that it will make it a tough task for his competitors.