Lahore: Wrestling Athlete Inam Butt, who won the first and only Gold medal of Pakistan in Commonwealth Games 2018, had arrived back home. Pakistani Athlete was greeted with a shower of flowers by fans at the Lahore airport.
The fans and Wrestling Federation employees greeted Inam at Lahore airport with a celebration. Fans even danced and showered the athlete with flowers for raising Pakistan’s status internationally by winning a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
While talking to the media Inam said that this is a proud moment for him to be able to represent Pakistan in the games and winning a gold medal in the honor of his country. He however stated dissatisfaction over the fact that he did all of this by himself and that the government should help the wrestling athletes. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has announced 50 Lac worth prize for Inam Butt, while there is a prize for the athletes who won bronze medals announced as well.
Inam had won in the 86 kilogram category beating Indian and Canadian wrestlers in the games. He also didn’t let the Nigerian Wrestler Melon Bebo score even a single point against him in the finals of the category.