At the CWG in Birmingham so far, medals have been earned by 5 Pakistanis- Shah Hussain Shah, Nooh Dastagir Butt, Zaman Anwar, Inam Butt, and Inayat Ullah.
Inayat Ullah of Pakistan defeated his Scottish opponent on August 5 in the Men’s Free Style 65 kg Wrestling competition of the Commonwealth Games 2022, earning Pakistan a bronze medal.
Inayat had previously put up a valiant fight against Nigeria’s Amas Daniel, defeating him 4-0 to get to the semifinals of the Men’s Freestyle 65kg Wrestling competition. To earn a spot in the gold medal competition, he needed to defeat his Canadian rival Lachlan McNeil.
Inam Butt, a great wrestler for Pakistan, earned a silver medal for his nation on August 5 in the Men’s Freestyle 86kg competition at the Commonwealth Games 2022 despite losing the final match to an Indian opponent.
After a competitive match between Inam and Punia of India, the Pakistani player was defeated 3-0 by the Indian since he was unable to score.
In addition, Zaman Anwar of Pakistan won another silver medal for his country after losing to Amarveer Dhesi of Canada in the Commonwealth Games 2022 Men’s Freestyle 125 kg final. Zaman won his semi-final match over Mandhir Kooner of England to advance to the final and set up a final match with the Canadian wrestler.
BREAKING: Pakistan's Shajar Abbas has qualified for the final of 200m in Commonwealth Games. He qualified with timing of 20.89. What an achievement. #CWG2022
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) August 5, 2022
Nooh Dastagir Butt, a weightlifter from Pakistan, has previously won a gold medal. He achieved this by heaving a record-breaking 405 kg of weight. This was Pakistan’s first gold medal at the currently ongoing competitions.
Shah Hussain Shah, a judoka, won Pakistan’s first medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 earlier this week as he took home the Bronze. In his first ever 90 kg event after always competing in the 100 kg bracket, he outperformed his South African opponent.
Shajar Abbas, the fastest sprinter in Pakistan, has also helped to boost national pride after reaching the men’s 200-meter semifinals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.