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Pakistan’s Medal Score At The 2022 Commonwealth Games Climbs to 5

August 6, 2022 / By Zunair Tahir / Sport News


Due to the three medals the wrestlers won, Pakistan’s total number of medals at the Commonwealth Games 2022 increased to five.

Zaman Anwar, Inam Butt, and Inayatullah, three Pakistani wrestlers, earned gold on Friday, August 5, cheering on their countrymen.

Inayatullah defeated Ross Connelly of Scotland to win the bronze medal for his nation in the Men’s Free Style 65 kg Wrestling competition. After three minutes and 59 seconds, he claimed victory by technical superiority.

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Second, in the Men’s Freestyle 86kg category, top wrestler Inam Butt earned a Silver medal despite losing to Indian rival Punia in the final.

Zaman Anwar of Pakistan won the silver medal in the Men’s Freestyle 125 kg final, earning him the third medal. After a fierce bout, he was defeated by Amarveer Dhesi of Canada by a score of 2-9.

Common Wealth Games 2022 Competitors:

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport

SPORTMENWOMENTOTAL
Athletics325
Badminton224
Boxing415
Cricket1515
Gymnastics101
Hockey18018
Judo202
Squash224
Swimming134
Table Tennis101
Weightlifting303
Wrestling606
Total432568

Nooh Dastagir Butt, a weightlifter from Pakistan, earned the gold medal earlier this week with a record-breaking lift of 405 kg for the Commonwealth. The people of his nation, especially Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, were quite complimentary of Butt.

Judoka Shah Hussain Shah won Pakistan’s first medal this week, taking home the Bronze. In his first ever 90 kg event after always competing in the 100 kg bracket, he outperformed his South African opponent.


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