Published on 04 September 2021 8:06 p.m.
Inam Butt wins gold after beating Ukrainian wrestler in final
ROME (Dunya News) – Pakistani wrestler Inam Butt won the gold medal on Saturday after beating the Ukrainian wrestler in the 2021 Beach Wrestling World Championship final. He won the match 3-0 in the 90 category kg.
It is relevant to mention here that Inam Butt became World Beach Wrestling champion for the third time in a row and won the first gold medal for Pakistan at the 21st Commonwealth Games.
Previously, Pakistan’s top wrestler Inam Butt had qualified for the World Beach Wrestling Championship final.
In the World Beach Wrestling Series, Inam Butt beat Romanian Mihai Nicolae Palaghia in the semi-final by 3-0 in the 90Kg category and qualified for the final.
Earlier, the athlete from Gujranwala had qualified for the semi-final after knocking out Turkish Karadeniz Omer Faruk in the quarter-finals. He had qualified for the quarter-finals by beating Greek wrestler Georgios Tsaknakis in the second game of the match.
The 35-year-old went on to beat a Ukrainian wrestler. In the second game, Butt beat his opponent by 3-0.
In a tweet Thursday, the Pakistani wrestler urged fans to pray for his victory as he expressed his determination to secure gold for the country.
– Inam Butt (@InamTheWrestler) September 4, 2021
Butt had won the gold medal at the Beach Wrestling World Championships held in Turkey in 2018 by scoring his supremacy in the 90kg freestyle final against his Georgian opponent with an exhilarating display of overall performance.