Pakistan boxer Syed Muhammad Asif beats Kenyan rival in Commonwealth games 2018


Pakistan’s Syed Muhammad Asif on Monday won his first boxing match In Commonwealth Games 2018.

Asif, who belongs Balochistan, is due to face Scotland’s Reece McFadden on Wednesday in the third Quarter final.

According to results, the 24 years old defeated his Kenyan opponent  Brian Agina in Men’s 52 competition in Australian city of Gold Coast.

Earlier, Pakistan’s otherwise disappointing campaign in the Commonwealth Games received a little boost when their young weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt won a bronze medal in the Australian resort city of Gold Coast on Monday.

The 20-year-old Nooh, who won a silver medal in the Commonwealth weightlifting championship, claimed the bronze medal in the +105kg weightlifting competition.

Nooh began the Games as one of the few medal prospects for Pakistan and did live up to the expectations by lifting an overall 395kg to find a place on the medals’ podium.


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