BIRMINGHAM: National weightlifter Nooh Butt created historical past as he set the brand new Commonwealth Games file in weightlifting and secured the primary gold for Pakistan within the ongoing world occasion.
In the ultimate spherical of the 109+kg Men’s class, nationwide weightlifter Nooh produced an astounding final result as he lifted a file complete of 405 kg to seize the primary gold for Pakistan within the ongoing Commonwealth Games.
The 24-year-old weightlifter lifted 170kg and 173kg respectively within the first and second try in snatch however remained unable to drag off 174kg within the third.
The nationwide weightlifter, nonetheless, then surprised his opponents as he lifted a file 232 kg within the second try of unpolluted and jerk and bettered his first try (225kg).
Following Nooh securing gold, Pakistan’s general medal tally has risen to 2 because the judo participant Shah Hussain Shah claimed a bronze medal by defeating South African opponent Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach.