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Muhammad Inayatullah


Achievements

2019:

  • Inayat claimed the gold medal in the 13th South Asian Games in Nepal.
  • Gold medal in 33rd National Games Peshwar. 

2018:

  • Inayatullah grabbed Pakistan’s second-ever medal at the Youth Olympics and the 2018 Youth Olympic Games’ first as he defeated US wrestler Carson Taylor Manville 3-1 to grab bronze in the -65kg event in Buenos Aires. Pakistan government rewarded the youngster with handsome prize money of Rs. 5 million for the stunning achievement.

2017:

  • Muhammad Inayatullah made history for Pakistan on 14th October 2017 as he became the first-ever Pakistani wrestler to win a 70kg title at the Beach World Wrestling Championships by defeating an Irani opponent in the final in Dalyan, Turkey.
  • He won the silver medal at the Asian Juniors’ Wrestling Championship 2017 in cadet category.


Muhammad Inayatullah's Profile

Age (Years):   20
Sport:   Wrestling
City:   Peshawar
Weight(Kgs):   65
Height:   5'8''

Teams:

Pakistan Wrestling (National Team)

Pakistan WAPDA (Departmental Team)


Biography:

Proficient wrestler, Muhammad Inayatullah has been a shining talent for Pakistan.

The Peshawar-based youngster, Inayat is raised by his father Muhammad Zahid — an Asian Games medallist himself and remained national champion for over a decade.

Inayat was roped in by WAPDA after he won gold in the 2012 National Under-14 event for a minor stipend of Rs5000. Now he is a permanent employee of the department and is in Grade-16.

Inayat was trained for around 12 years at Peshawar by Mohammad Naeem, an international wrestler of Afghanistan. Iranian coaches also labelled him as a future Olympics medallist.

Inayat said that he can achieve big targets if he is supported.

“Naeem worked hard with me to help me achieve what he could not achieve as a wrestler,” said Inayat, who has around 35 players training under him at his academy. “I am a coach too, training around 35 wrestlers in Peshawar,” he said.

Inayat has attended Islamia Collegiate School fro intermediate degree. 




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