Pakistan’s wrestlers Muhammad Inam and Zaman Anwar claimed silver medals and young wrestler Inayatullah secured bronze on the opening day of the two-day men’s freestyle wrestling competitions of the Commonwealth Games at the Coventry Arena in Birmingham.
Now the country’s medal tally went up to five, which includes one gold, two silver and two bronze.
Inam failed to defend his title and settled for the silver medal after a tough fight in the 86kg final against Deepak Punia of India.
In the 125kg final, Zaman was defeated by Amarveer Dhesi of Canada and had to content with a silver, the first major medal for the talented heavyweight wrestler.
Inayatullah beat Ross Connely of Scotland 10-0 in the 65kg clash and secured the bronze medal.