Inam Butt wins gold medal in Beach Wrestling World Series


Italy: Pakistan’s Inam Butt has won a gold medal in the Beach Wrestling World series here on Saturday.

Gujranwala-born Inam defeated Ukrainian wrestler Oleksii Yakovchuk by 3-0 in the 90 KG category. Earlier today, he beat Turkey’s Omer Faruk Karadeniz and Romania’s Mihai Nicolae Palaghia in quarter-final and semi-final respectively.

Yesterday, he won back-to-back matches for qualifying into the quarter-finals. In the first match, he knocked out Ukraine’s wrestler while Greece’s Georgios Tsaknakis in second.

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