Pakistan Army congratulates athletes for winning gold, bronze medals at CWG
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Pakistan Armed Forces on Friday congratulated weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt for winning Gold Medal and Shah Hussain Shah for winning Bronze Medal in Commonwealth Games 2022 making Pakistan proud, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Congratulations from Pakistan Armed Forces to Nooh Dastagir Butt for winning Gold Medal & Shah Hussain Shah for winning Bronze Medal in Commonwealth Games making Pakistan proud.— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 5, 2022
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The Commonwealth Games, an international multi-sports event that runs every four years, are currently in session and Pakistan’s flag has already been hoisted high by weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt and judoka Shah Hussain.
After Hussain ended Pakistan’s medal wait, Butt smashed the Commonwealth Games record.
The 23-year-old obliterated the field in the clean and jerk session, finishing with a total of 405kg. He bettered the record of 403kg set by New Zealander David Andrew Liti four years ago.
Pakistani nation applauded the duo, saying they made the nation proud.
Pakistani cricket team captain Babar Azam, international cricketer Naseem Shah, and singer Faakhir Mehmood were among their well-wishers.