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Nooh Dastagir wins gold at CWG 2022: Everything you need to know

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Medalist Nooh Dastagir has made Pakistan by winning the gold at Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022.

Nooh Dastagir is Pakistan’s weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt is the first athlete to win the gold medal for Pakistan in CWG 2022.

CWG

The 2022 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Birmingham 2022, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth of Nations that is currently taking place in Birmingham, England, from 28 July to 8 August 2022.

Venue 

Birmingham 2022 took take place in 15 venues spread across the West Midlands region, with seven of them, including the athletics stadium and marathon route, being located in the city of Birmingham. The National Exhibition Centre complex, located on the fringes of the city in neighbouring Solihull.

The six other regional hosts are Coventry, Cannock Chase, Royal Leamington Spa, Sandwell, Warwick and Wolverhampton. A sixteenth venue, the Lee Valley VeloPark in Stratford, East London, hosted the track cycling. 

Pakistan and CWG

The country has been at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022. It is Pakistan’s 14th appearance at the Commonwealth Games.

Flagbearers

Muhammad Inam and Bismah Maroof were the country’s flagbearers at the 2022 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Nooh Dastgir Butt

Nooh Dastgir Butt made won the gold medal for the country in the Commonwealth Games.

In the Commonwealth Games, Nooh Butt lifted the highest weight of 400 kg in Snitch and Clean and Jerk, defeating the weightlifters of India, Australia, England, and Canada and creating a new history.

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