Alka Tomar – A Champion Indian Wrestler

Alka Tomar is one of India’s most accomplished wrestlers. She started wrestling at the age of 16, and went on to become the first Indian woman to win a World Championship medal in 2007. 

Since then, she has won several medals at the Asian Championships and Commonwealth Games. In this blog post, we will take a look at Alka’s career and some of her major accomplishments.

Story of Alka Tomar

Alka Tomar was born on September 10, 1986, in Uttar Pradesh, India. She took up wrestling at the age of 16, inspired by her older brother who was a wrestler himself. She joined the Railways Wrestling Club in New Delhi, where she trained under coach Joginder Singh.

Alka made her international debut in 2005, at the Asian Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She did not win a medal at that event, but she made an impact with her performances. In 2006, she won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in Taipei. 

This was followed by a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in 2007. 

That same year, she made history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a World Championship medal, when she won a silver medal in the 56 kg category in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Since then, Alka has gone on to win several more medals at the Asian Championships and Commonwealth Games. In 2010, she won a bronze medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. She also won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Conclusion:

Alka Tomar is one of India’s most accomplished wrestlers. She has won numerous medals at international competitions including the World Championships, Asian Championships, Commonwealth Games, and Asian Games. 

She is an inspiration to young girls all over India who are looking to take up wrestling as a career.

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