ISLAMAABD - Pakistan's Wrestler Muhammad Inam has won the gold medal in the World Beach Wrestling Championship. Inam downed his Iranian opponent Pejman Fazlollah Tabar Naghrachi 2-1 in the senior category final to clinch the gold medal in the freestyle senior category in -90kg competition in Dalyan, Turkey.
The Pakistani wrestler had earlier defeated Pavlidis Theodosios in the semi-final and Petridis Christos in the quarter-final – both his knock-out game opponents were from Greece.
Earlier, Pakistan’s Inayatullah had won the gold medal in the freestyle cadet category -70kg competition. Photo: Correspondent
In the pre-quarterfinal bout, Inam had downed Quintana Orozco of Mexico.
Earlier, Pakistan’s Inayatullah had won the gold medal in the freestyle cadet category -70kg competition.
This is the fourth major gold medal for Mohammad Inam. He first came into the limelight when he won a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Last year, he won a gold medal at the Asian Beach Games held in Vietnam and in the South Asian Games in Guwahati.
The Chairman of Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF), Syed Aqil Shah, congratulated the national heroes for making Pakistan proud.