Punjab Sports Minister Jahangir Khanzada greets Nooh Butt for winning Pakistan's 2nd bronze medal in Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada congratulated young weightlifting star Nooh Dastagir Butt for winning Pakistan's second bronze medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast, Australia. Nooh Butt lifted a total of 395kg in the +105kg event. He also smashed a record at the Commonwealth Games 2018 by registering the highest-ever weight by a junior in the +105kg event.
It may be noted here that the 20-year-old weightlifter lifted 173kg in snatch and 222kg in clean and jerk to finish third in the competition behind New Zealand's David Liti and Samoa's Lauititi Lui. Nooh finished ahead of India's Gurdeep Singh, who lifted a total of 382kg and finished fourth.