Mateen crowned Nayza National Armwrestling Season 2 champion

Mateen crowned Nayza National Armwrestling Season 2 champion

By our correspondent

ISLAMABAD: International player Mateen Asif emerged as the title winner in the Nayza National Armwrestling Championship Season 2.

In the senior -80kg category, Mateen Asif displayed outstanding armwrestling prowess and outsmarted his opponent Haroon Khokar, who finished as runner-up. Mukram Asif managed to grab the third position in the same category.

In the youth division for the -85kg weight class, Abdul Aziz, esteemed president of Major Armwrestling, emerged victorious, with Hamad Butt and Hamza Butt finishing in second and third places, respectively. The heavyweight +85kg category saw Shazil Ali taking the top spot, followed by Hassan Butt and Muzammil Khawar.

Additionally, Shahbaz Baig, Mudassir Jutt, and Haider King claimed the first, second, and third positions in the -75kg category, respectively. The -60kg category was dominated by Huzaifa Shah, with Sajjad Shah and Mian Ahmed completing the podium.

Nauman Malik, the organizer of the tournament, praised the event’s ability to attract national and international talent. “The remarkable participation from both national and international competitors has truly enhanced the stature of this championship.” He expressed optimism about the future of armwrestling in Pakistan, envisioning the nation’s athletes achieving international acclaim.

The Nayza National Armwrestling Championship 2024 Season 2 saw a staggering participation of 500 competitors from across Pakistan, competing in six major categories, including many national and international players.