Pakistan WAPDA team won the trophy of 2nd CEO Railways Inter-Departmental Seniors and Juniors Weightlifting Gold Cup which concluded successfully at Railways Stadium Garishahu, Lahore.
The competitions were held in 55 kg, 61, 67, 73, 81, 89, 96, 102, 109 and 109 plus weight categories.
Top weightlifter of Pakistan, Nooh Dastgir Butt won gold medal as he lifted the weight of snatch 166kgs and 210kgs clean & jerk while he missed the last attempt of 225kgs that's was his new national record and he is trying to break his own record of 223kgs.
I came back after 1 year because of injury, but Alhamdulillah I'm fine now and preparing for South Asian Games 2021 in Pakistan and Asian Championship 2021, Tokyo 2021 in sha Allah”. Nooh told to Khilari.
Nooh’s younger brother Hanzala Dastgir Butt won junior and senior gold medal and make 3 three national records. Hazzala lifted 150kgs and 190kgs in the category of 109kgs junior and senior.
Bronze medalist of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Talha Talib won gold medal with the total of 303kg: Snatch 143kg and Clean Jerk 160kg and made a new national record of 143kg snatch.
Talha's brother Talal Talib won bronze medal With 193kg total: Snatch 86kg and Clean jerk 107kg.