Pakistan’s medal winners, results at Commonwealth Games 2022

The Green Shirts won eight medals
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The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place from July 28-August 8 with around 5000 athletes from 72 nations and territories.

Pakistan have a rich history at Commonwealth Games, where they have won a total of 75 medals. Their medal tally includes 25 gold, 24 silver and 26 bronze.

A 103-member Pakistan contingent is taking part in the event.

Pakistani athletes will take part in athletics, badminton, boxing, cricket (women), hockey, gymnastics, judo, squash, swimming, table tennis, wrestling and weightlifting.

Here are the medal winners and other results of Pakistan athletes at Commonwealth Games 2022.


Pakistan finished the event in 18th place on the table with two gold, three silver and three bronze medals. It must be noted that the standings are determined by the amount of gold medals won and not total medals.


Nooh Butt

Pakistan’s weightlifter Nooh Butt bagged the first gold medal for his country in the men’s 109+kg.

Butt lifted a total of 405kg, which included 173kg in snatch and 232kg in clean and jerk.

It must be noted that Butt has been a regular medalist at national and international level.

The Gujranwala-born also won a bronze medal during the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a silver in the 2017 and 2021 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship.

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Photo: Commonwealth Games

Arshad Nadeem

Pakistan's star athlete Arshad Nadeem claimed a gold medal in the javelin throw final during wee hours of Monday.

In the first attempt, Nadeem broke his personal best with an 86.81 meters throw. In the third attempt, he broke his own record by achieving an 88m throw, followed by an 85.09m throw in the fourth attempt.

However, in the fifth attempt, the Khanewal-born stunned everyone by setting a new Commonwealth Games record with a 90.18m throw. He also became the first man from South Asia to cross the 90m barrier.

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Photo: Reuters

Shah Hussain Shah

Judoka Shah Hussain Shah won the first medal for Pakistan during the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

He won bronze medal in the -90kg category by defeating South Africa’s Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach.

The Japan-based athlete, Shah, has twice won a gold medal during the South Asian Games in 2016 and 2019, respectively. He also bagged a silver during the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Photo: Commonwealth Games


Inayatullah won a bronze medal for the country after outclassing his Scottish rival, Ross Connelly, in the Men's Free Style 65kg Wrestling event.

He won the contest on the basis of technical superiority after three minutes and 59 seconds.

It must be noted that Inayatullah won a gold at the 2019 South Asian Games and a bronze at the 2018 Youth Olympics.

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Photo: PSB

Inam Butt

Star wrestler Inam Butt clinched a silver medal after he lost the final against India’s Deepak Punia, in Men's Freestyle 86kg event.

Inam is arguably the best wrestler in Pakistan at the moment and already has two Commonwealth gold medals under his belt, which he won in 2010 and 2018.

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Photo: AFP

Zaman Anwar

Pakistani wrestler Zaman Anwar secured silver medal in the Men's Freestyle 125kg event.

He suffered defeat against Canada's Amarveer Dhesi by 2-9 after an intense fight.

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Photo: BBC

Mohammad Sharif Tahir

Tahir lost to India's Naveen Naveen in Men's Freestyle 74kg event, which meant that he had to settle for a silver medal.

The Lahore-born, 20-year-old Tahir, was participating in his first international event.

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Photo: BBC

Ali Asad

Ali Asad defeated New Zealand's Suraj Singh in a stunning display, within 55 seconds, to bag a bronze medal in the Men's Freestyle 57kg category.

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Photo: PTV Sports



Pakistan’s women’s cricket team lost all three matches, during the T20 event, against Barbados, India and Australia. Consequently, they failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the competition.


Pakistan’s only participant, 39-year-old Mohammad Afzal, in artistic gymnastics was knocked out in the qualifying round after finishing in last place.


Apart from Shah Hussain Shah winning a medal, Pakistan’s other Judoka Qaisar Khan was knocked out in the men’s -100 kg round of 16 by New Zealand’s Jason Koster.


In a disappointing display, none of Pakistan’s swimmers went past the heats in the aquatics competition.

Bismah Khan, Women’s 100m Freestyle, Women’s 50m Freestyle, Women’s 50m Butterfly and Women’s 100m Butterfly, Jehanara Nabi, Women’s 400m Freestyle, Women’s 100m Freestyle and Women’s 200m Freestyle, Syed Muhammad Haseeb Tariq, Men’s 50m Freestyle, Men’s 50m Butterfly and Men’s 50m Backstroke, and Mishael Aisha Hyat Ayub, Women’s 50m Butterfly, Women’s 100m Breaststroke and Women’s 50m Breaststroke, were all knocked out in the first round.


Pakistan’s badminton team comprising Irfan Bhatt, Murad Ali, Mahoor Shahzad and Ghazala Siddique were knocked out of the Mixed Team Event after they lost all the matches India, Australia and Sri Lanka.

In the men's singles, Irfan Bhatti Murad Ali were knocked out in the round of 32.

In the men's doubles, Bhatti and Ali were ousted in the round of 16.

In the women's singles, Ghazala Siddique and Mahoor Shahzad were knocked out in the round of 32.

In the women's doubles, Mahoor and Ghazala were ousted in the round of 32.


Apart from the gold medal won by Nooh Butt, Pakistan’s other weightlifters, Haider Ali and Hanzala Butt, could not finish in medal places.

Haider finished in fifth place in the men’s 81kg, whereas Hanzala ended up at the last position in the men's 109kg.


In the men’s singles, Nasir Iqbal was the only Pakistan player who made some progress but his journey ended in the round of 16 at the hands of England’s James Willstrop. Meanwhile, Tayyab Aslam lost to Iqbal in the round of 32.

In the women’s singles, Faiza Zafar lost to Malaysia’s Yiwen Chan in the round of 32. On the other hand, Amna Fayyaz was defeated by Malaysia’s Rachel Arnold in the same round.

In the men's doubles, Tayyab Aslam and Nasir Iqbal lost in the round of 16.

In the women's doubles, Amna Fayyaz and Faiza Zafar went out in the round of 16.

In the mixed doubles, Tayyab Aslam and Amna Fayyaz were knocked out in the round of 32. Meanwhile, Nasir Iqbal and Faiza Zafar lost in the round of 16.

Table Tennis

Fahad Khawaja won all three men’s singles matches, against Guyana’s Christopher Franklin, Bangladesh’s Mohutasin Ahmed and Trinidad and Tobago’s Derron Douglas, in group 15 to progress to the round of 32.

Khawaja lost to England’s Paul Drinkhall in the round of 32.

Athletics and Para Athletics

Sprinter Shajar Abbas missed out on the 100m semi-finals by the barest of margins. He equaled his personal best, 10.38 seconds, and finished in fourth place in men’s 100m heat. The cut off time for the qualification, apart from the top two in each heat, was 10.37 seconds which meant that Abbas missed out by only 0.01 seconds.

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Photo: Reuters

Abbas also qualified for the semi-finals, which will take place on August 5, of the men’s 200m. He won his heat by clocking 21.12 seconds on August 4.

Shajar clocked 20.89 seconds in the first semi-final, which was enough for him to make the cut for the final.

Abbas finished in last place, eighth, in the final of the 200m event.

Pakistan’s para-athlete Anila Baig finished in last place in the Women’s Discus Throw F42-44/61-64.

Anila Gulzar finished in the last place in the women’s 100m. She has also pulled out of the women’s 200m.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Jamshad Ali finished in 11th place, out of 12, in the men's shot put final.


Pakistan’s Ilyas Hussain made an impressive run in the Men’s Over 54kg- 57kg (Featherweight) category. However, his journey ended in the quarter-final against Norther Ireland’s Jude Gallagher.

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Photo: Commonwealth Games

Other Pakistan boxers, Mehreen Baloch, Women’s Over 54kg-57kg (Featherweight), and Nazeer Ullah Khan, Men’s Over 86kg-92kg (Heavyweight), were knocked out in the round of 16. Meanwhile, Suleman Baloch went out in the round of 32 in the Men’s Over 60kg-63.5kg (Light Welterweight) category.

Zohaib Rasheed, Men’s Over 48kg-51kg (Flyweight), could not participate in the event due to an error by the organisers.


Pakistan beat Scotland, 3-2, on August 3 to stay alive in the tournament.

The Umar Bhutta-led unit had drew, 2-2, their first match against South Africa, whereas they faced a 4-1 defeat in their second match against New Zealand.

Pakistan lost 7-0 against Australia and were kncoked out of the race for the semi-finals.

Pakistan defeated Canada, 4-3, to secure seventh place in the event.

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Photo: Reuters


All the Pakistan wrestlers won medals, as mentioned above, except for Tayab Raza, who lost to India's Deepak Nehra in the Men's Freestyle 97kg bronze medal fight.

Arshad Nadeem

Inam Butt

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Shah Hussain Shah

Nooh Butt

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