LAHORE: The Japan-based Pakistani judoka Shah Hussain Shah will compete in the 100kg weight category at 7.00pm on Thursday at the Olympics.
Shah, son of famous boxer Hussain Shah who earned a bronze medal in Seoul Olympics 1988, has been a national champion for the last four years. He won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2014 and a gold medal each in South Asian Games in 2016 and 2019.
Meanwhile, weightlifter Talha Talib, who finished at fifth place in 67kgs competition, returned to Lahore from Tokyo.
Published in Dawn, July 29th, 2021