In the world of sports in 2022, there were a lot of competitions that were extremely tense and nervous.
The following is a list of Pakistan’s top 10 athletic accomplishments in 2022, covering from Pakistan’s stunning performance in the T20 World Cup 2022 to Pakistani athletes’ sensational run in the Commonwealth Games:
1. Nooh Dastagir Butt is Successful in Bringing in the Gold
At the Commonwealth Games 2022, Nooh Dastagir Butt was the first person to bring home a gold medal for Pakistan.
The weightlifter won the gold medal after setting a new record of 405 kg that they lifted.
2. Arshad Nadeem Wins Gold at the Commonwealth Games
At the Commonwealth Games in 2022, Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem was victorious in the Javelin Throw event, taking home the gold medal.
He threw the javelin 90.18 metres, which was good enough to win the gold medal. By bringing home Pakistan’s first-ever gold medal in athletics, Arshad Nadeem cemented his place in the annals of athletics history.
3. Pakistan Reaches the 2022 T20 World Cup Final
Pakistan’s campaign for the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia was unpredictable and miraculous. The Men in Green came in second place after losing the final to England.
Pakistan didn’t win the World Cup, but they sure made a lot of people happy with their unwavering belief and fighting spirit as they went from almost being kicked out to almost winning it.
4. In Snooker, Ahsan Ramzan Has Made History
Ahsan Raza, who was only 16 years old at the time of the tournament, became the youngest Pakistani player to ever win the IBSF World Snooker title.
In order to win the championship, he had to defeat Amir Sarkosh, a renowned cueist from Iran.
Having done so, he brought Pakistan its fourth IBSF World Snooker title, so preserving the country’s snookering tradition.
5. The Olympic Wrestlers Shine at the CWG
At the Commonwealth Games in 2022, Pakistani wrestlers wowed spectators with their strength and prowess, winning four medals in the process.
In the categories of 86 kilogrammes, 125 kilogrammes, and 74 kilogrammes, respectively, Mohammad Inam, Zaman Anwar, and Sharif Tahir each earned silver medals. In the category of 65 kilogrammes, Inayat Ullah won the bronze medal.
6. Uloomi Karim Conquers His Competitors and Earns the Bantamweight Title
Uloomi Karim made history by winning an Indian Mixed Martial Arts title, being the first Pakistani fighter to do so.
At the 10th Matrix Fight Night (MFN) event, which took place in Dubai, the Bantamweight Championship was won by Uloomi Karim. Karim defeated Dhruv Chowdary of India in the first round by knocking him out.
7. Pakistan Women Beat India in Asia Cup 2022
In the Women’s Asia Cup 2022, which took place in Sylhet, the Pakistan women’s cricket team emerged victorious over their fiercest rivals, India.
Nida Dar’s all-round effort was a major contributor to the Pakistan women’s historic triumph, which they achieved by a margin of 13 runs.
8. Pakistan Is Once Again Competing on the World Football Stage
The Pakistani men’s national football team has not competed on the international stage for nearly three years; however, they recently made their triumphant return with a friendly match against Nepal.
Despite the fact that they were unable to prevail in the match, they were successful in resuming football activities in the country, which is a tremendous accomplishment in and of itself.
The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women’s Championship was won by the women’s football team, who defeated the Maldives by a score of 7-0. This allowed them to advance to the next round of competition.
9. Shah Hussain Shah Wins Medal in Judo
During the most recent Commonwealth Games, Shah Hussain Shah became the first athlete to compete for Pakistan and bring home a medal. This was the beginning of a successful run for Pakistani athletes competing in the event.
After earning a victory over Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach of South Africa in the men’s 90-kg category of the Judo competition, Joduka Shah Hussain Shah was awarded a bronze medal.
10. Pakistan makes it to the 2022 Asia Cup final
The Pakistani men’s team competed well in the Super 4 stage to get to the Asia Cup 2022 final.
The Men in Green’s journey to the final was pretty amazing, even if they were unable to win the trophy after falling to Sri Lanka in the final.