The Pakistani weightlifter, Talha Talib had participated in the 67kg category for the gold medal. The 21-year-old couldn’t win the medal and finished as the fifth. Lijun Chen from China, Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano from Colombia, and Mirko Zani from Italy have win gold, silver, and bronze medals.
Talib lifted 151kg in the Snatch category which was highlighted as the second-best of the round. He couldn’t accomplish his first Clean & Jerk round of 166kg and but succeeded for the same weight in the next attempt. Talib also won 170kg later.
Talib couldn’t get the medal but the nation takes pride in this gem and finally acknowledges him for the first Pakistani weightlifter since 1976 to have made it to the Olympics.