Pakistan weightlifter Nooh registers CWG clean and jerk record

BIRMINGHAM: National weightlifter Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt set a new Commonwealth Games record as he lifted 232kg in clean and jerk movement in the 109+kg category.

In the final round of the 109+kg Men’s category, national weightlifter Nooh produced an astounding outcome as he lifted a record 230 kg in clean and jerk to glimmer a ray of gold in the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

The 24-year-old weightlifter lifted 170kg and 173kg respectively in the first and second attempt in snatch but remained unable to pull off 174kg in the third.

The national weightlifter, however, then stunned his opponents as he lifted a record 232 kg in the second attempt of clean and jerk.

It is important to note that the final was in progress when this story was written, with Nooh leading the standings with 405 points and David Andrew Liti of New Zealand coming in second with 394.

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