Usman secures silver in Senior Commonwealth Weightlifting C’ship


Karachi: Pakistan’s Usman Amjad Rathore clinched silver medal in 94 Kg event in Senior Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship, underway in Pune, India.

According to reports made available here, Usman lifted 142 Kg in Snatch and 175 Kg in Clean and Jerk event to secure silver medal.

Weightlifter from Samoa clinched gold medal in the event while Sri Lankan weightlifter secured bronze medal.

Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistan’s Mohammad Saqib clinched gold medal in 77 Kg category.

Meanwhile, Nooh Dastgor Butt will show his strength and skills in +105 Kg category on Thursday (October 15).