Pakistan’s women weightlifter Kalsoom Abdullah Kakahel stood 23rd on the opening day of the World Weightlifting Championship at Disleney Land, France on Sunday. According to PRO PWLF Suhail Javed Butt, she represented the country in 48 kgs category. She lifted 40 kgs in snatch, 52 kg in jerk and total of 92 kgs. Tian Yuan of China won the gold medal with 90 kg in snatch, 117 kg in jerk and total 207 kg. M Irfan Butt will compete in 77 kg category on November 9 while PWLF Secretary Hafiz Imran Butt is also there to attend the World Weightlifting Congress and will act as referee in the event.
Ivanovic wins C’wealth Bank final
Ana Ivanovic celebrated her 24th birthday on Sunday with a comfortable 6-3, 6-0 victory over Spain’s Anabel Medina Garrigues in the final of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions. The Serbian former world number one and crowd favourite maintained the upper hand in the match, hitting aces and breaking the Spaniard’s serves to claim the crown on
on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.