LAHORE – Pakistan’s Wrestling workforce arrived in Lahore after a formidable participation in Commonwealth Video games held in Gold Coast Australia.
The wrestlers had been accorded a heat welcome on Wednesday because the workforce considerably helped Pakistan within the video games by securing one gold and two bronze medals.
Inam Butt snatched Pakistan’s lone gold medal for the match within the wrestling occasion whereas Tayyab Raza and Mohammad Bilal gained bronze for the nation.
Butt had fully outperformed his opponent Melvin Bibo of Nigeria within the last of 86kg weight class.
A two-time gold medallist, Butt had beforehand gained a gold medal on the Delhi Commonwealth Video games in 2010.
Speaking to media on the Lahore airport, the wrestler stated that if extra consideration was paid to sports activities like weightlifting, it wouldn’t be too lengthy earlier than Pakistan could be successful a gold on the Olympics.
Butt additionally appealed to the federal government and the non-public sector to encourage sports activities and demanded correct academy ought to be established to advertise wrestling in Pakistan.
In keeping with Butt, wrestling and weightlifting are two of the most well-liked sports activities in Pakistan in the meanwhile and ought to be given significance as effectively.
Drawing a juxtaposition between the sports activities setting in India and Pakistan, Inam Butt stated that the Indian wrestlers had been educated for six months in america and so they had already began getting ready for the subsequent video games.
Earlier, the authorities had introduced Rs50,00,00zero for Inam Butt and 10 lakh every for remainder of the 2 wrestlers.