ISLAMABAD: Pakistani players have won, so far, five medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.
On Friday Pakistani wrestlers,- Zaman Anwar, Inam Butt and Inayatullah won medals earning fame for the country in the ongoing international games.
Inayatullah won a Bronze medal for the country after defeating his Scottish rival, Ross Connelly, in the Men’s Free Style 65 kg Wrestling event. He won the contest on the basis of technical superiority after three minutes and 59 seconds.
Inam Butt got a Silver medal after he lost the final against his Indian opponent, Punia, in Men’s Freestyle 86kg event.
The third medal came from Pakistani wrestler Zaman Anwar, who secured Silver medal after the final of the Men’s Freestyle 125 kg event. He lost the match to Canada’s Amarveer Dhesi by 2-9 after an intense fight.
So far, Pakistani weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt is the only athlete who won the gold medal for the country with a record weightlifting of 405kg. Nooh Butt has received a lot of praise from his country’s people.
Pakistan’s first medal came from judoka Shah Hussain Shah who bagged the Bronze medal earlier this week. He outperformed his South African opponent in the 90kg category – his first ever 90kg event as he always played in the 100kg category.