Sports works as a good bond for the nation to connect and praise the national amid having differences and in the current extreme polarized environment in the country. Pakistan is facing political and economic instability which is causing a lot of polarization between the political parties and overall media.
All sports events and especially trophies/ medals for Pakistan reduces the polarization and the entire nation supports and praises the winners, runners ups and participants with full heart.
Arshad Nadeem won Gold Medal
Arshad Nadeem, a top athlete from Pakistan, won the gold medal in the javelin throw sport at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday,
In his fifth try at the javelin throw competition, Arshad Nadeem broke the previous record for the Commonwealth Games with a throw of 90.18 meters. He defeats Anderson Peters, the world champion.
Arshad Nadeem handed Pakistan their first javelin gold with a Games record throw of 90.18 meters while sporting strapping around his right arm.
Grenada’s Anderson Peters, the world champion, came in second with a throw of 88.64 meters and took home the silver medal, while Kenya’s Julius Yego took home the bronze with a throw of 85.7 meters.
Arshad Nadeem earned Pakistan’s second gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. In a match that featured former Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott, former Commonwealth and world champion Julius Yego, and world champion Anderson Peters, Nadeem emerged victorious.
The weightlifting record was broken on August 4 by Nooh Dasagir Butt, making him the second Pakistani to earn a gold medal at the Games. The same day, Shah Hussain earned a bronze medal in judo.
After Mohammad Nawaz’s silver medal at the quadrennial multi-sport event’s inaugural edition in 1954 and Jalal Khan’s second-place finish in 1958, Pakistan won its first athletics medal at the Games since 1966 and its first javelin gold.
Nooh Dastagir won Gold Medal
Pakistan couldn’t be more pleased with Nooh Dastagir Butt for bringing home the country’s first gold medal from the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
In the +109 kg division of the Commonwealth Games heavy-lifting competition on Wednesday, Butt’s lift that won him the gold medal involved him lifting a record total of 405 kg.
Butt, 24, of Gujranwala, Pakistan, won the gold medal for his country when he lifted 405 kg in total, including 173 kg in the snatch phase of the competition on his first attempt and 232 kg in the clean and jerk category.
The young weightlifter, who was aiming for the Tokyo Olympics but had to withdraw due to a thigh injury, has received a lot of acclaim on social media.