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Nooh Butt wins silver medal in Tashkent 2021 World Weightlifting Championships

Noah Butt finished second in the 109+ weight category by lifting 390 kg and has also qualified for Commonwealth Games.

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Another proud moment for Pakistan!

Pakistani weightlifter Nooh Butt has won a silver medal in Tashkent 2021 World Weightlifting Championships on Friday.

Butt won a silver in the plus 109 kg competition total.

He lifted a total weight of 390 kg, which included 165 kg in snatch and 225 kg in clean and jerk.

Nooh could not make it to the contention for the Tokyo Olympics slot due to fitness issues.

 Pakistan’s prolific weightlifter finished second in the 109+ weight category by lifting 390 kg and has also qualified for Commonwealth Games.

This is the second medal from the Pakistan lifter at the event. 

Earlier, Talha Talib had claimed bronze in snatch in 67kg. Abu Bakar Ghani had finished 13th in 61kg while Hanzala Dastagir had finished 17th in 109kg.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.