Wrestler Inayatullah secured Pakistan’s first medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Inayatullah, 17, won a bronze medal in the Youth Olympics by defeating US wrestler Carson Taylor Manville 3-1 in the 65kg event.
His victory gave Pakistan its second-ever medal at the Youth Olympics and the first in this competition.
I dedicate my Bronze medal to the PM @ImranKhanPTI and whole nation – Wrestler Inayat Ullah #Pakistan #wrestler #InayatUllah #BronzeMedal #Category65Kg #YouthOlympicGames #KhelShel #BuenosAires2018 #Argentina pic.twitter.com/MgnTiDIeXd
— Khel Shel (@khelshel) October 15, 2018
Inayatullah earlier won gold at the 2017 World Beach Championship – Pakistan’s first ever gold medal at the championship. He also grabbed a silver medal at the Asian Juniors’ Wrestling Championship cadet category last year.
The third edition of the Youth Olympic Games is being held from October 12-17, 2018 in Buenos Aires.