Pakistan Bags 21 Medals in Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games

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After a stupendous opening day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, Pakistan maintained a good run for the rest of the tournament.

Pakistan ended their journey at the event with a total of 21 medals, which included 2 Gold medals, 3 Silver medals and 16 Bronze medals.

The tournament was majorly dominated by Turkmenistan, who won 245 medals, 89 of which were gold medals. Following Turkmenistan at the top were China and Iran with 97 (42 gold) and 118 (36 gold) medals respectively.

Gold Medals

Following a remarkably poor wrestling display, Pakistan made quite an impression when Rafiq Siddiq and Shahzeb Nawaz Janjua won the gold medal for their country in the ju-jitsu’s men duo.

The other gold medal was registered by the 4x400m relay team pictured below:

Pakistani Team After Wining 4×400 Relay Gold Medal

Silver Medals

The three silver medals for Pakistan were registered in belt wrestling, men’s duo classic style ju-jitsu, and mixed duo classic style ju-jitsu.

Ammar and Abu Hurara Won Silver In Ju-Jitsu Men’s Duo Classic Event

Complete List: Mohammad Adnan (90kg men’s Pahlavani-style wrestling (belt), Mohammad Ammar and Abu Huraira (men’s duo classic style ju-jitsu) and Rafiq Siddiq and Komal Emmanuel (mixed duo classic style ju-jitsu).

Bronze Medals

Pakistan fetched a total of eight bronze medals in belt wrestling with two medals from Abreen Masih and Beenish Khan each. While a total of four medals were grabbed during ju-jitsu.

Ambreen Masih also won a bronze medal in women freestyle wrestling, winning a total of three bronze medals for herself at the event.

Beenish Khan Clinched Two Bronze Medals

Pakistan made a good debut in kick boxing and Maaz Khan — Dhaka South Asian Games gold medalist — won a bronze at the event.

Muhammad Sajjad clinched a bronze in 6-Red men’s singles snooker competitions. He was beaten by Yan Bingtao of China 5-3 in the semi-finals last week.


Maaz Khan Grabbed Bronze In Kick Boxing

Complete List: Mohammad Safdar (men’s 65kg classic style), Mohammad Basit (men’s 100kg freestyle), Ambreen Masih (women’s 60kg, Alysh freestyle), Humaira Ashiq (women’s 50kg classic style), Ambreen Masih (women’s 55kg classic style), Beenish Khan (women’s 70kg classic style), Maryam (women’s 50kg freestyle) and Beenish Khan (women’s 70kg freestyle), Jehanzeb Lone (men’s 56kg newaza), Komal Emmanuel and Sonia Manzoor (women’s duo classic), Komal and Sonia Manzoor (women’s duo show) and Shahzeb Nawaz Janjua and Sonia Manzoor (mixed duo classic), Saaed Anwar (57kg men’s classic) and Ambreen Masih (58kg women’s freestyle), Maaz Khan (Boxing).

Originally Published on ProPakistani.com

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