Pakistani wrestler Inam Butt on Saturday won the gold medal after defeating Ukranian wrestler in the final of the World Beach Wrestling Championship 2021. He won the match 3-0 within the 90Kg category.
It is pertinent to mention here that Inam Butt has become champion of World Beach Wrestling for third consecutive time and he clinched the first gold medal for Pakistan at the 21st Commonwealth Games.
Earlier, Pakistani top wrestler Inam Butt has qualified for the final of the World Beach Wrestling Championship.
In the World Beach Wrestling Series, Inam Butt defeated Romania’s Mihai Nicolae Palaghia in semi-final by 3-0 within the 90Kg category and qualified for the final.
Earlier, the Gujranwala-based athlete qualified for the semi-final after knocking out Turkish Karadeniz Omer Faruk in the quarter-finals. He had advanced to quarter-finals by defeating the Greek wrestler Georgios Tsaknakis in the second match of the game.
The 35-year-old then defeated a Ukrainian wrestler. In the second match, Butt defeated his opponent by 3-0.
In a tweet on Thursday, the Pakistani wrestler urged fans to pray for his victory as he expressed determination to get the gold for the country.
Butt had won the gold medal at the World Beach Wrestling Championship held in Turkey in 2018 by stamping his supremacy in the 90kgs freestyle final against his Georgian opponent with a rousing display of all-around performance.