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Prem Nath

Full name: Prem Nath
Gender: Male
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: July 9, 1955
Died: June 2, 2015 in New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Country: IND India
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Prem Nath studied wrestling under renowned Indian coach Guru Hanuman. Nath placed fourth at the 1972 Olympics in bantamweight freestyle, and received the Arjuna Award in India for that. In 1974, Nath won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. In 1976 Nath took over the akhara that had been established by Guru Baijnath in 1948 in the Kamla Nagar area, and ran it until 2004 when he handed it over to his son, Vikram Kumar. It is now known as the Guru Prem Nath akhara. Nath was a Delhi police officer, and received a President’s Medal for his good works and athletic fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle India IND 4

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Final Standings 4 1972-08-27
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Six 4 1972-08-31 5,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Six Match #4 AC 1972-08-31 Nath (IND) 0,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Five 6T 1972-08-30 5,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Five Match #4 2 1972-08-30 Sanders (USA) fall (6:47), Nath (IND) 4,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Four 1T 1972-08-30 1,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Four Match #6 1 1972-08-30 Nath (IND) fall (4:33), Maggiolo (ARG) 0,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Three 2T 1972-08-29 1,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Three Match #9 1 1972-08-29 Nath (IND) fall (6:39), Sideer (AFG) 0,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Two 3T 1972-08-28 1,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round Two Match #12 1 1972-08-28 Nath (IND) decision, Fuentes (GUA) 1,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round One 1T 1972-08-27 0,0
1972 Summer 17 München Wrestling India IND Round One Match #12 1 1972-08-27 Nath (IND) fall (8:37), Barry (AUS) 0,0
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