Pakistan’s Sharif Tahir, Asad Ali, Tayyab Raza qualify for CWG 2022 quarter-finals

Pakistan’s Asad Ali combating towards England’s Harvey Ridings all the way through a wrestling tournament on the Common Wealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom. — Provided
  • Mohammad Sharif Tahir qualifies for Men’s Freestyle 74kg class.
  • Asad Ali qualifies for Men’s Freestyle 57kg class.
  • Tayyab Raza qualifies for Men’s Freestyle 97kg class.

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistani wrestlers Mohammad Sharif Tahir, Asad Ali, and Tayyab Raza are off to a successful get started of their respective classes of wrestling occasions within the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Tahir, within the Men’s Freestyle 74kg class, defeated John Vake of Tonga through 11-0 to qualify for the quarter-final contest which is able to happen later lately. He will meet Canada’s Jasmit Singh Phulka within the knock-out fit.

On the opposite hand, younger Asad fought within the Men’s Freestyle 57kg class and outclassed his English opponent 10-0 in 1 minute 15 seconds. England’s Harvey Ridings was once left speechless in entrance of the Pakistani wrestler.

Asad will play his quarter-final towards Namibia’s Romio Ricardo Goliath later lately.

Meanwhile, Raza additionally certified for the quarter-final within the Men’s Freestyle 97kg class. He took 10 technical issues to overcome Rashji Mackey of The Bahamas. He will now face Scotland’s Cameron Nicol within the quarter-final.

On Friday, Pakistan’s wrestlers Inam Butt (86kg) and Zaman Khan (125kg) gained a silver medal each and every while Inayatullah gained bronze within the 67kg class of the Men’s Freestyle wrestling tournament.

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