Pakistan men’s weightlifter Talha Talib managed to secure seventh rank in 62-Kilogram class of 18th Asian Games but made a National Record by lifting a total 287kg.
At Common Wealth (Gold Cost) Games 2018, Talha won Bronze Medal for Pakistan by lifting 283kg (132kg + 151kg) in 62kg category.
Pakistan’s well-trained and energetic weightlifter had won a gold medal and Best Youth Weightlifter at the 2016 Commonwealth Youth Championships.
And a silver medal at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Eighteen years old weightlifter Talha Talib hails from Gujranwala where he studies Computer science at Superior College, Gujranwala.
His father Muhammad Islam Natiq won a bronze medal at the 1999 Asian Power lifting Championships in Delhi. Ali Aslam and Muhammad Rashed are the coaches of Talha Talib.
Talha’s aim is to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games in 2020.