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Pakistani teenager set record in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Amna Ansar Sep 10, 2017
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Nooh Destagir Butt, a Pakistani teenager registered a Commonwealth record during Commonwealth Weightlifiting Championship held in Gold Coast, Australia. The 19-year old Nooh won gold medal in Juniors category while silver medal in the seniors category.

Pakistani champion was competing for +105 kg event with the fellow Pakistani player Abdullah Butt. In the juniors category, Nooh marked the huge achievement after tough competition with weightlifters from New Zealand, India and Samoa.

In juniors category, Nooh broke the commonwealth record and made new National record. The campaign was overall successful for Pakistan in weightlifting, as weightlifters of country brought two gold and two silver medals to home.

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