Gujranwala's premier weightlifter, Talha Talib has qualified for this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist, Talha has qualified for the Olympics on the basis of ‘Invitational Quota’.
The gold medalist of 2019 SAF Games & Bronze medalist of Asian Weightlifting Championship in 2021, Talha will be in action in the 67-kilogram weight category.
Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) President Lt Gen (r) Syed Arif Hasan has congratulated Talha for securing an Olympic berth for the first time.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh has announced to provide all facilities to the Olympic Qualified Weight lifter Talha Talib. For the preparation of the Olympics, modern equipment is being imported from Sweden at a cost of Rs 2 Million. Gujranwala Gym and other facilities will also be provided.