BIRMINGHAM – Pakistani wrestler Mohammad Sharif Tahir bagged a silver medal as he misplaced to India’s Naveen Naveen in Males’s Freestyle 74kg wrestling occasion in Commonwealth Video games 2022.
The Pakistani athlete fell wanting counter-attacks of Indian arch-rival who bought 9 straight technical factors. Sharif now joined Pakistan’s Inam Butt and Zaman Anwar who earlier bought silver medal for Pakistan on the multi-sport occasion.
Sharif reached the finals of the 74-kilogram freestyle class on the Commonwealth Video games and was eyeing gold.
Earlier, the Pakistani wrestler made it to the finals after defeating his opponent and Kiwi athlete Cole Hawkins 11-0, whereas the latter failed to attain any level. He outclassed Hawkings in three minutes and 53 seconds lengthy semi-final contest.
Earlier this week, younger wrestler Inam Butt bagged a silver medal in Males’s Freestyle 86kg wrestling occasion.
Pakistan’s Tayab Raza and Ali Raza did not qualify for the ultimate of their respective classes. Tayab misplaced to Canada’s Nishan Randhawa in Males’s 97kg class’s semi-final whereas Ali Asad misplaced to his Indian counterpart Kumar Ravi in Males’s 57kg class’s semi-final.
Beforehand, Nooh Dastagir Butt etched his identify in historical past after bagging gold on the sixth day of competitors in Birmingham, it was Butt’s breathtaking raise that delivered the gold.