Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter Nooh Dastagir wins first gold medal for Pakistan
Muhammad Nooh Dastagir Butt won gold medal in men's +109kg weightlifting event at Commonwealth Games
BIRMINGHAM (Dunya News) – Weightlifter Muhammad Nooh Dastagir Butt won the first gold medal for Pakistan in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in men s +109kg event in Birmingham on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old set a new Games record of 173kg in the snatch event after lifting 170kg in his first attempt. In Clean and Jerk, he lifted 232kg, totaling 405kg to claim gold for Pakistan.
It should be mentioned here Nooh Dastagir had won a bronze medal in Commonwealth Games 2018.