Pakistan on Monday morning witnessed another proud moment as its star javelin thrower, Arshad Nadeem, bagged a gold medal for the country during the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Arshad Nadeem beat India’s Neeraj Chopra’s Tokyo Olympic throw of 87.58m (Gold) and World Athletics Championship throw of 88.13m.
Pakistan’s star wrestler Inam Butt bagged a Silver medal for his country after a final loss against an Indian opponent in Men’s Freestyle 86kg event in the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday. After a good clash between Inam and India’s Punia, the Pakistani player couldn’t score a point and was handed a 3-0 defeat by the Indian.
Pakistani athletes are not coming slow in this year’s Commonwealth Games. Judoka Shah Hussain Shah grabbed Pakistan their first medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after defeating South Africa’s Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach to win the bronze medal fight, as other athletes also made progress in Birmingham. Weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt won the gold medal for Pakistan with a record lift of 405kg.