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Commonwealth Games 2022 : Pakistan's Shajar Abbas Qualifies For 200m Semi Finals

Pakistani Sprinter Shajar Abbas qualify for the semi finals of 200 meter race in Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

In the 200 meter heat two, Shajar Abbas got first position.

The sprinter completed the distance in a blistering time of 21.12 seconds to finish first ahead of the Nigerian Udodi Onwuzuruike who qualified second with a time of 21.18 seconds.

Dubbed the fastest man from Pakistan, he also narrowly missed out on the next round of the 100m event by a mere 0.01 seconds before making his mark in the longer distance today.

The win for Shajar Abbas caps a brilliant couple of days for Pakistan at the Commonwealth Games with the country netting its first Gold medal in Weightlifting via Muhammad Nooh Dastagir Butt while Shah Hussain Shah secured a Bronze medal.

PTV Sports HD is telecasting the entire games live.