LAHORE: In Birmingham for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) athletes once again represented Pakistan and gave honor to the nation. WAPDA athletes have thus far won two gold, two silver, and two bronze medals for Pakistan.
Nooh Dastgir of Wapda Weightlifting earned a gold medal in + 109 category, and Arshad Nadeem won gold in the javelin by breaking a record with a throw of 90.18 meters, according to the facts.
Muhammad Inam Butt and Zaman Anwar, two wrestlers, earned silver medals in the 86 kg and 125 kg weight divisions, respectively. In the same way, Wapda athletes Ali Asad and Inayat Ullah won bronze medals in the 57 kg and 65 kg weight classes in wrestling.
Naveed Asghar Chaudhry, Chairman of the Wapda and Patron-in-Chief of the Wapda Sports Board, congratulated the Wapda athletes on their outstanding performance in the Games and expressed hope that the Wapda athletes would continue to win honors for their nation in future international competitions.
Office holders for the WAPDA Sports Board also gave their congratulations to WAPDA athletes who had won medals for their nation in the Commonwealth Games.
Wapda currently holds 34 national championships and 19 runner-up titles. In Pakistan, WAPDA is the largest employer of athletes, as the organization’s numerous sports board units host more than 2400 athletes and officials. WAPDA has 65 teams in total—36 male and 29 female—playing a variety of sports.