Press Release

 


Commonwealth Senior, Junior & Youth Weightlifting Championship held at Pune (India) from 11th to 16th October, 2015. 



Islamabad: October 16, 2015: Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on behalf of Mian Riaz Husain Pirzada, Federal Minister for IPC, Mr. Amir Tariq Zaman, Acting Secretary, Ministry of IPC and Dr. M. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, Director General, PSB congratulate to Pakistan Weightlifting Federation for bagging 3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals in the Commonwealth Senior, Junior & Youth Weightlifting Championship held at Pune (India) from 11th to 16th October, 2015. 

This is tremendous achievements by our Lifters especially Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt who won two gold and one silver medals for Pakistan in +105kg category and also succeeded in winning medal in all three categories and made Pakistan pride of him.

The other medal winners Muhammad Saqib, gold in 77kg (in youth event) and Usman Amjad Rathore, silver in 94kg (in senior event) also deserve great appreciation. 

PSB expects that our Weightlifters will keep on winning streak and bring laurels for the country in the future also.

            


Syed Habib Shah,
Deputy Director General (Tech)
Pakistan Sports Board