BIRMINGHAM: National wrestler Inam Butt didn’t proceed his distinctive efficiency within the gold medal bout of the Men’s Freestyle 86kg Wrestling within the ongoing Commonwealth Games as he misplaced to India’s Deepak Punia.
The one-sided Indo-Pak closing produced a wholly completely different final result, with Inam on the dropping aspect as India’s Poonia thrashed the previous 3-0.
In an everlasting closing, Poonia stored Inam on the bay for almost all of the conflict earlier than operating away with the victory and shattering the latter’s hope of claiming his second consecutive gold medal.
In the gold medal match, Inam appeared oblivious to Poonia’s attacking technique, which put the latter on the again foot for almost all of the match.
Following him dropping within the closing, Inam, nonetheless, claimed the primary silver medal for Pakistan on this yr’s Commonwealth Games, taking the nation’s total tally to 4.
His compatriot Inayatullah, earlier, thrashed Scotland’s Ross Connelly to seal the second bronze for Pakistan. National weightlifter Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt to this point remained the one athlete handy Pakistan a gold medal within the ongoing international occasion.