Nooh Dastagir Butt the 24 years old young boy bags a Gold Medal for weightlifting. He gets the awards in the ongoing commonwealth games 2022 in Birmingham. He lifted a record 405 kgs in the last round.
Jubilant news came from Birmingham yesterday. A young boy of 24 years old from Pakistan bags a record Gold Medal in weight lifting. Nooh Dastagir Butt belongs to a decent family in Pakistan. He took part in the latest commonwealth games 2022 in heavy weight lifting. In the category of 109 kgs, he lifted a record weight of 405 kgs in the last round astounding all the judges and spectators. Butt also set another record by lifting 232kg in clean and jerk.
New Zealand’s David Andrew got silver by lifting 394kg whereas India’s Singh Gurdeep managed to win bronze by lifting an overall 390kg. After the results whole nation was swooning with joy and celebrates it all over the country.
“It was hard work and dedication that made me win this gold. Winning a medal for your country is always a proud moment. And, gold is something special,” Nooh Dastagir told the media. “It was not easy for me to lift such a heavy weight. But, I pulled off doing it with hard work of 12 to 13 years. I dedicate this gold to my father, who worked for 12 years and helped me reach this stage”.
The President expressed that Pakistani youth should be further encouraged in the field of sports. Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has appreciated Pakistani weightlifter Nooh Dastgir Butt for winning a gold medal for Pakistan in the Commonwealth Games. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has felicitated Weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt for winning the gold medal in Commonwealth Games.
This year Pakistan is very lucky in so many fields. After the movies, dramas, and other departments, Pakistan is getting its name bright in sports as well. In the recent Commonwealth Games, Pakistan has managed to bag one gold and one bronze so far. If the youth will get enough opportunities, our youngsters can get nations’ names with flying colors as well.