Pakistan Army congratulates athletes for winning gold, bronze medals at CWG

By: News Desk
Published: 11:22 AM, 5 Aug, 2022
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. 

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. 

On the sixth day of the competition in England, the duo’s efforts ensured Pakistan got its first gold and bronze medals, and netizens are ecstatic over the wins.

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.