Paramjeet Samota - Indian CWG 2010 Gold medallist

Indian Boxer Paramjeet Samota was born 5 July 1988 in a Jat family of Danaud village of Bhiwani district in Haryana. He won a gold medal in the Super heavyweight category at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On 13 October 2010, in the finals of the event he defeated Tariq Abdul Haqq of Trinidad & Tobago 5-1. In the fifth Commonwealth Boxing Championships held in New Delhi from 10-18 March 2010, he along with five other fellow Indians won gold medal. He defeated New Zealand's Joseph Parker 7-3 in the finals.
"I am very happy that my son has won gold medal for India. I want to thank the divine powers and his coach. My family, and my villagers, the whole district is very happy that Paramjeet has won gold and brought laurels to our village in Haryana state and for the whole nation," said Pradeep Singh, father of Paramjeet Samota. Almost every house in Danaud celebrated Paramjeet's victory by lighting lamps and bursting firecrackers.eople danced to the tune of drumbeats and visited the village temple to thank for Samota's victory. "We are very happy that he will come to the village with his gold medal. He has brought laurels to the academy and the entire village. We are really very happy," said Vikas, a friend of Paramjeet Samota. By Kanwarjeet Singh Virk.


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