Pakistani weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt has won Pakistan its first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and social media users couldn’t be prouder of him. Butt’s gold-medal winning lift involved him lifting a record total of 405 kg in the +109 kg category of the Commonwealth Games heavy-lifting event on Wednesday.
24-year-old Butt hails from Gujranwala and lifted 173 kg in his first attempt in the snatch portion of the event, as well as 232 kg during the Clean and Jerk category, which brought his total up to 405 kg, earning him the gold medal for Pakistan.
Ever since his victory, not only netizens but other winners are also all praises for Nooh Butt.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Shareef especially acknowledged Nooh’s victory in his tweet.
BREAKING NEWS: Weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt wins GOLD MEDAL for Pakistan in commonwealth games with a record lift of 405kg. pic.twitter.com/veWyhHEUtU
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) August 3, 2022
Pakistan could not be any more proud. Bagging a gold medal in the name of Pakistan is a moment to cheer and forever cherish as it shall be written in history. Pakistani sportsman are changing the narrative about our country in the world and truly are the real ambassadors of Pakistan.
Congratulations to weightlifter Mohammad Nooh Dastagir Butt for winning Pakistan's first 🏅 with a #CWG2022 record total lift of 405kg in men's +109kg event.
Wishing you more success in future, champion! 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/st58vKgP5a
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) August 3, 2022
Nooh Butt promised his father that he'll return with a gold medal and Shah Hussain Shah made his father Hussain Shah Saab proud with a bronze in Judo. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
— Wahab Riaz (@WahabViki) August 3, 2022
Thankyou brother Nooh Dastagir Butt.
Pakistan is so proud of you.
Long Live Pakistan ❤️🇵🇰✌️ pic.twitter.com/KByqJ5kXyE
— Neelam Aslam (@NeelamAofficial) August 3, 2022
— Shiraz Hassan (@ShirazHassan) August 3, 2022
The WINNING moment – Nooh Dastagir Butt 🇵🇰🥇 pic.twitter.com/jfgjxly2lK
— Emmad Hameed (@Emmad81) August 3, 2022