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Commonwealth Video games 2022: Pakistan’s medal tally mounts to 5

Pakistani wrestlers: (from left) Zaman Anwar, Inam Butt and Inayatullah. Photograph: Geo Information/File

BIRMINGHAM: With the three transfer medals bagged by wrestlers, Pakistan’s medal tally has surged to 5 to date within the ongoing Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham.

On Friday, Pakistan’s star wrestlers – Zaman Anwar, Inam Butt and Inayatullah – introduced laurels to the nation.

Inayatullah gained a bronze medal after outclassing his Scottish rival, Ross Connelly, within the Males’s Free Type 65 kg Wrestling occasion. He gained the competition on the idea of technical superiority after three minutes and 59 seconds.

Secondly, star wrestler Inam Butt clinched a silver medal after he misplaced the ultimate in opposition to his Indian opponent, Punia, in Males’s Freestyle 86kg occasion.

The third medal got here from Pakistani wrestler Zaman Anwar, who secured a silver medal after the ultimate of the Males’s Freestyle 125 kg occasion. He misplaced the match to Canada’s Amarveer Dhesi by 2-9 after an intense combat.

Nooh Dastagir gained gold medal

Earlier this week, Pakistani weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt gained the gold medal for the nation with a historic carry of 405kg – a Commonwealth report. Butt acquired a whole lot of reward from his nation’s folks together with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Opening medal at Commonwealth Video games

Pakistan’s first medal got here from judoka Shah Hussain Shah who bagged the Bronze medal earlier this week. He outperformed his South African opponent within the 90kg class – his first ever 90kg occasion as he at all times performed within the 100kg class.

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