KARACHI: The Pakistan Sports activities Board (PSB) on Thursday introduced a money reward of Rs5 million for weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt who bagged the primary gold medal for the nation within the ongoing Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.
Butt gained the primary gold medal for Pakistan within the CWG 2022 in Birmingham by lifting a complete of 405 kilograms – 173 kg in snatch and 232 kg in clear and jerk. It’s a CWG file.
Rs1 million introduced for Judoka Shah Hussain
In recognition of his stellar efficiency on the worldwide occasion, the PSB additionally introduced Rs1 for Judoka Shah Hussain.
Shah Hussain Shah gained a bronze medal for Pakistan in Judo after defeating South African Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach in Males’s -90 Kg occasion.
Speaking to Geo Information, PSB Director Normal Colonel (retd) Mohammad Asif Zaman stated that he telephoned Nooh Dastagir and Shah Hussain and congratulated them for profitable the medals.
As per the legal guidelines of the PSB, Rs50 million could be given for profitable a gold medal, Rs20 million for silver and Rs1 for a bronze medal, he stated.
Nooh Dastagir Butt wins reward
It was a joyous second for Pakistan late Wednesday when weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt bagged the primary gold medal for the nation within the ongoing Commonwealth Video games.
Pakistanis celebrated the maiden gold by pouring out on social media and lavishing reward on the 24-year-old Pakistani athlete, quickly after the Gujranwala-hailed weightlifter claimed his file raise.
Butt additionally bagged bronze within the final video games held in 2018. He additionally gained silver for Pakistan final yr in December.
Individuals who congratulated Nooh Dastagir Butt embrace Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Shehbaz in his Twitter response stated, “Nicely completed, Butt saab.”
The official Twitter account of the Pakistan Cricket Board shared his images and known as him a champion, wishing him extra success sooner or later.