Gurdeep Singh Dullet won bronze medal in weightlifting in the 109-plus kilogram category at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham . His father Bhag Singh, 62, said he was proud of his sons accomplishment, as well as the countries .
MAJRI RASOOLRA (KHANNA): Since winning the bronze medal in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games, Gurdeep Singh's family has been ecstatic.Gurdeep Singh Dullet, the son of Bhag Singh, a farmer from Majri Rasoolra village, won the bronze medal in weightlifting in the 109-plus kilogram category at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Wednesday.Bhag Singh, 62, said he was proud of his sons accomplishment, as well as the countries, in a conversation with The Times of India at his home here.Muhammad Nooh Butt was also praised for taking the Gold in the same category, according to him.He promised to win a medal for the country, and he fulfilled his dream.Tomorrow, he is expected to return to India and then begin preparing for the Asian Games, which are set to take place in November this year.According to Bhag Singh, his ultimate goal is to win the gold medal in the Olympics.His son, who is single, told them he wanted to devote his time to sports and would not marry until he hit the age of 30. I got him to enroll him in a weightlifting academy in Khanna that his mentor Shubh Karan trained him.In 2013, he claimed silver in Aurangabad's national competition in the 90 kg category.After that, he attended the National Institute of Sports in Patiala.Gregdeep (Gurdeep) has five national records, toured in China, the United States, and won fourth place at the Commonwealth Games in Australia four years ago, according to the proud father. Gurdeep's sister, Manvir Kaur, described the victory as a Rakhi present for her.I pleaded with him to give me a present when he left the house from where he was.The medal is my brothers' Rakhi gift to me, she said.Gurdeep faced challenges like inadequate transport in comparison to developed countries, she said.