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April 17, 2018

Wapda players excel in CWG

Sports

April 17, 2018

LAHORE: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) players, representing Pakistan, yet again brought laurels for the country with their brilliant performance in the 21st Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast, Australia.

Pakistan won one gold and four bronze medals in the Games, out of which Wapda players grabbed one gold and three bronze medals for Pakistan. Wapda’s wrestler Muhammad Inam Butt won the only gold medal for the country in 86kKg category. Wapda weightlifter Nooh Dastgir secured bronze medal in 105kg category. Likewise, Wapda wrestler Muhammad Bilal won bronze medal in 57 Kg category. Wapda Weightlifter Talha Talib grabbed bronze medal for Pakistan in 62 Kg Category. He also created new Commonwealth record by lifting 132 Kg weight in snatch.

Wapda Chairman and Chef-de-Mission of the Pakistan Contingent Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) felicitated its players on their brilliant performance in the CW Games. Wapda players have not only been showing their class at the national level but also bringing laurels to Pakistan in international competitions.

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