Paramjeet Samota

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Paramjeet Samota
Born (1988-07-05) 5 July 1988 (age 28)
Dinod Bhiwani
Residence India
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Occupation Boxer Super heavyweight 6 time national Chaampion
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Paramjeet Samota
Medal record
Representing  India
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Delhi Super heavyweight
Gold medal – first place XXXVth Common Wealth Championship New Delhi, INDIA
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Super heavyweight
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World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Milan SuperHeavyweight
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 2006 Goa 2006 Goa – SuperHeavyweight|SuperHeavyweightt

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Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Middleweight
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Zhuai China SuperHeavyweight
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Middleweight
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Middleweight show-medals = yes

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Paramjeet Samota (born 5 July 1988) is an Only Indian to win a gold in SuperHeavyWeight amateur boxer best known to win the Commonwealth title 2010 at Super Heavyweight.

Career[edit]

Samota won a gold medal in the Super heavyweight category at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, defeating Tariq Abdul Haqq of Trinidad & Tobago 5-1.[1][2] In the fifth Commonwealth Boxing Championships held in New Delhi from 10–18 March 2010, he, along with five other fellow Indians, won a gold medal, defeating New Zealand's Joseph Parker 7-3.[3][4] He won a bronze medal in the Men's Super heavyweight category at the 2010 Asian Games, as he lost in the semifinals to eventual winner Zhang Zhilei.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Unnikrishnan, G. (13 October 2010). "Pugilists sign off on a high". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2010". BBC Sports. 13 October 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2016. Paramjeet Samota added a third gold medal for India in the super-heavyweight category, comfortably defeating Tariq Abdul Haqq of Trinidad and Tobago 5-1. 
  3. ^ "Indians make clean sweep to bag overall title". Deccan Herald. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2016. Earlier, the day started perfectly for the Indians when Samota eked out a hard-fought 7-3 triumph over New Zealand's Joseph Parker 
  4. ^ "India claim overall title in Commonwealth Boxing Championship". Times of India. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Vikas, Dinesh in finals; Suranjoy, Samota get bronze in Asiad". The Times of India. 24 November 2010. Retrieved 26 November 2010.