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    Want stronger legs?- Follow three magic rules!

    Blog By: Kartikeya Chaturvedi   How often does it happen that one goes to the gym and ends up working out only the upper body. By working out I mean, developing only the upper half. Doing just cardio doesn’t help in developing the lower body completely. There have been many who have been a victim of this and now working hard to get their body in full developed shape.  This is the reason why concentrating on the full body workout is essential. Today on my blog, I am concentrating on the people who want to have strong legs. This also does not mean that one needs to avoid the upper…

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Hardeep Singh-Wrestling (Greco-Roman)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Hardeep Singh (born 20 December 1990) is a male Greco-Roman wrestler from India. He became Commonwealth Champion in 2013 and finished as runner-up at the 2016 Asian Wrestling Championships. In March 2016, he became the first Indian heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler to qualify for the Olympics. At the 2016 Asian Wrestling Championships, which was held in New Delhi, India, Hardeep won silver medal in the 98 kg weight category of the Greco-Roman after losing to the Asian Games gold medalist Mehdi Aliyari in the final. Vying to book an Olympic spot for India in the 98 kg category of Greco-Roman, he participated in the 2016 Asian Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament. He defeated Arslan Saparmamedov of Turkmenistan by 11-0 in the quarterfinals before defeating Kazakhstan’s Margulan Assembekov by…

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Sandeep Tomar-Wrestling (Greco-Roman)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Sandeep Tomar (born in 1992) is an Indian male wrestler who competes in the men’s freestyle 55 kg category. He is currently sponsored by JSW Sport under the Sports Excellence Programme. Sandeep Tomar on 24 April 2016 secured an Olympic quota place for India in the men’s 57 kg freestyle category with a bronze medal finish on the final day of the 1st World Olympic Qualifying tournament, Mongolia, defeating Ukrainian wrestler Andriy Yatsenko with a dominating 11-0 show. He 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 this year. Achievements:…

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Shiva Thapa (Boxing)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi Shiva Thapa (born 8 December 1993) is an Indian boxer from Guwahati, Assam, India. He is supported by Olympic Gold Quest, Shiva Thapa participated in the 2012 London Olympics, and was the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics. Shiva Thapa is ranked 3rd in the bantamweight category in the AIBA Men’s World Ranking. He is the third Indian to clinch Gold at the Asian Games. Shiva Thapa is a strong contender for India for the 2016 Olympics.  

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Mangal Singh Champia (Archery)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi Mangal Singh Champia (born 9 November 1983 in Jamshedpur) is an Indian archer, who won multiple medals in several International events, including Asian Games. He was conferred with the Arjuna award by President of India for the year 2009. Champia is supported by Olympic Gold Quest. Mangal started archery in the year 1995 and became pro in 2008. He has secured 2016 Rio Olympics berth.

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Sakshi Malik (Wrestling)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. In a delightful turn of events at the final Olympic qualifiers taking place at Istanbul, 24-year-old Sakshi Malik became the only second Indian woman wrestler to book a place on the Rio bandwagon. Facing her Chinese counterpart Lan Zhang in the semi-final of the 58kg category under freestyle wrestling, Sakshi seized the last opportunity to qualify for the summer games in style. In a fiercely contested clash, she led her opponent 6-3 at the end of the first period and followed it up with remarkable determination in the second to make it 10-10 and subsequently made the cut by winning the tie that had come tantalizingly…

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Laxmirani Majhi (Archery)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Education has made who I am today – it was only because I went to school that I got a chance to be selected to train as an archer. Now I compete internationally and travel the world – school gave me this, I thank my parents for sending me to school.’ Laxmirani Majhi is an archer who competes in international level competitions for India. When Laxmi was young, her family knew the most important thing was for Laxmi to go to school; many girls in Laxmi’s village did not go to school. Now, while completing her education, Laxmi has won so many archery competitions and has…

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    Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling)

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Vinesh Phogat (born 25 August 1994) is an Indian wrestler who comes from a very successful background of wrestling with her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, both international wrestlers and Commonwealth Games medallists as well. She is currently being supported by JSW Sport under the Sports Excellence Programme. Career 2013 Asian Wrestling Championships In the tournament in New Delhi, India, Vinesh won the bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 51 kg category, winning 3:0 in the bronze medal bout through the repechage round to Tho-Kaew Sriprapa of Thailand. In the first round, Vinesh won 3:1 against Nanami Irie of Japan. She then lost 1:3 in the…