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S. Parduman Singh - Sikhs The Supreme

Resident of village Bhagta Bhai Ka, Distt. Patiala and a soldier of Horse Regiment retired as honorary captain from army in 1972, with a 6' - 1" height, a robust body and robila face, S. Parduman Singh clinched the national championship in hammer throw in a national meet held at Cuttak, by breaking record of first Asian Games made by one Madan Lal from Ludhiana (45ft) by tossing metal ball to 47'-3".This was his first achievement. The further successes came when he clinched, in the second Asian Games held at The Mighty Sikhs / 209 Manila (Philippines) from May 1 to 9, 1954, TWO GOLD MEDALS, first on second May in discus throw and 2nd on 5th May in shotput and emerged as a star athlete of second Asian Games.

Again in Third Asian Games held in Tokyo (Japan) in 1958, he re-wrote a new record in his name in shotput when he tossed metal ball to 15.03 m. breaking his own previous record of 14.14 m at Manila and WON A GOLD and A BRONZE in discus throw for the country. Here, along with Parduman Singh, Milkha Singh did the country proud by wining two golds in the 200m and 400m races .

n 4th Asian Games held at Jakarta (Indonesia) from Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, 1962, he could win only Silver in discus throw because of being wounded during practice, otherwise history would have been different. Thus one of the country's finest achievers in the Asian Games and an ace thrower Parduman participated in its three editions winning 3 golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze for the country. All this he achieved without any coach and technical training.

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