Pakistani wrestlers Mohammad Sharif Tahir and Asad Ali were off to a winning start in their respective categories of wrestling events in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Tahir, in Men’s Freestyle 74kg category, defeated John Vake of Tonga by 11-0 to qualify for the quarter-final contest which will take place later today. On the other hand, young Asad fought in Men’s Freestyle 57kg category and outclassed his English opponent in 1 minute 15 seconds. England’s Harvey Ridings was speechless in front of Pakistani wrestler.
Asad will play his quarter-final against Namibia’s Romio Ricardo Goliath later today. On Friday, Pakistan’s wrestlers Inam Butt (86kg) and Zaman Khan (125kg) won a silver medal each whereas Inayatullah won bronze in the 67kg category of Men’s Freestyle wrestling event.