(Last Updated on : 09/07/2016)
Sandeep Tomar is an Indian professional wrestler who competes in 55 kg free style category in wrestling.
Early Life of Sandeep Tomar
Sandeep Tomar was born in the year 1992.
Sandeep Tomar for Rio Olympics
Sandeep Tomar secured an Olympic quota place for India on 24th April 2016, in the men's 57 kg freestyle category with a bronze medal finish on the final day of the 1st World Olympic Qualifying tournament, held in Mongolia, defeating Ukrainian wrestler Andriy Yatsenko with a dominating 11-0 show.
Position of Sandeep Tomar
Sandeep Tomar became the fourth Indian wrestler after Yogeshwar Dutt
(men's 65 kg freestyle), Narsingh Yadav (men's 74 kg freestyle) and Hardeep Singh
(Greco-Roman 98 kg) to book a berth for the Rio Olympic Games, to be held later in 2016.
Sandeep Tomar in 2012 National Wrestling Championships
Sandeep Tomar won the gold medal at the National Championships in the 55 kg category. The 21-year-old Navy grappler was a National Junior Champion in 2011. Sandeep Tomar then won the mens 55 kg freestyle gold on his second attempt. He had finished fifth in his debut year in 2011. Sandeep Tomar defeated Nitin, a silver medal winner in the Hari Ram Indian Grand Prix with a 1-1, 3-0 score line.
Sandeep Tomar in 2012 Copa Brasil
Sandeep Tomar competed in the Rio de Janeiro tournament held from November 29 to December 2. Sandeep Tomar was one of 9 gold medallists from the Indian contingent which included 4 bronze medals as well.
Sandeep Tomar in 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships
In the men's freestyle 55 kg category at the tournament held in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sandeep Tomar won the gold medal ahead of Narender from India and Bokan Masunyane from South Africa.
Sandeep Tomar in Pro Wrestling League
Sandeep Tomar was the third Indian male wrestler acquired by the Bengaluru
franchise (owned by JSW Sport) of the Pro Wrestling League. His final bid amount was Rs.10.3 lakh. Pro Wrestling League is scheduled to be held from the 10th of December to the 27th of December 2016 across 6 cities.
Sandeep Tomar in 2016 Olympic Games, Rio De Janeiro
Sandeep Tomar was qualified for team India in wrestling in men's 57 kg free style.
Rules of Wrestling
Lila Ram Sangwan
Ambika Charan Guha
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
Dalip Singh Rana