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5 Indian debutants to watch out for at Rio 2016

Who could be the debutants who would leave a lasting impact at Rio 2016?

Top 5 / Top 10 11 Apr 2016, 10:11 IST

2.Narsingh Yadav

Having taken up wrestling at the age of 13, Yadav first came into the limelight at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, when he was announced the last minute replacement in the 74kg category and he clinched that chance with both hands winning the Gold to make everyone stand and take notice.

After a couple of mixed seasons in 2011 and 2012, Yadav came into the spotlight once again in 2014, this time at the Asian Games in Incheon when he won the bronze medal and then a year later won yet another bronze at the World Championships in Las Vegas and then at the same event became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for Rio 2016 in the 74 kg category.

It remains to be if he does get selected since he and Sushil Kumar are likely to compete in the same category, but if he does get picked then he would surely one of the newcomers to watch out for .

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