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World Beach Games: Inam Butt Clinches Gold Medal

Pakistani wrestler, Inam Butt won the 90kg category Gold medal in the on-going World Beach Games being held in Doha, Qatar. He was dominant in the group stages and remained undefeated.

In the final, he went down 0-2 against Georgia’s Dato Marsagishvili. However, in quick succession, he bagged 5 points to win the match 5-2. In the semi-final, he defeated Spain’s Pedro Jacinto Garcia Perez 3-0.

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“It was a tough group for me, but I had prepared well for the championship,” Inam told from Doha.

“In the final, I was mentally prepared as I had defeated Marsagishvilli in group matches. But, he was very aggressive in the gold medal bout. After he got an initial point, a point was awarded to him that was supposed to be for me, but I didn’t lose hope,” he said.

“It is a proud feeling, it is only because of your prayers,” Inam said.

Inam will soon participate in national games and head to Nepal for South Asian Games.

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