Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter Nooh Butt wins bronze

09 Apr, 2018 9:51 pm

GOLD COAST (92 News) – Muhammad Nooh Butt won the Bronze medal in +105kg weightlifting competition of the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

After lifting 173kg in the snatch category, he successfully lifted 222kg in his first attempt of clean and jerk to confirm the medal. In an attempt to turn it into gold, Nooh attempted 228kg in 2nd and 231kg in third attempt but failed.

His lifting of 395kg is also a junior commonwealth record.

Last week, Taha Talib won a bronze medal for Pakistan in men’s 62kg weightlifting competition.

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