PSB announces cash awards for Nooh, Shah

PSB announces cash awards for Nooh, Shah


PSB announces cash awards for Nooh Butt and Shah Hussain.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Director General Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Colonel (retd) Mohammad Asif Zaman announced cash prizes for weightlifter Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt, who won gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, and bronze-medalist judoka Shah Hussain.

Zaman announced that the Rs5,000,000 cash award would be given to the gold-medalist Nooh while Shah would receive Rs1,000,000 for the remarkable feat by the two athletes in the event.

Weightlifter Nooh created history as he set the new Commonwealth Games record by lifting 405kgs and secured the first gold for Pakistan in the ongoing global event.

Whereas, judo player Hussain outclassed his South African opponent to clinch a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022.