GHAFOOR Abdullah < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA Pakistan   
Gender Men
Born 02 Feb 1986
Height1.59 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Lahore, PAK
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Ali Aslam [national]; Mohammad Ilyas Butt [national], PAK
General Interest
Famous relatives His father Abdul Ghafoor represented Pakistan in weightlifting, winning a silver medal in the 52kg category at the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. His sister Saniha Ghafoor competed at the 2016 South Asian Games in India, while his uncle Mohammad Manzoor competed in weightlifting at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. In addition, he has other brothers, uncles and cousins that have participated in weightlifting at an elite level. (thenews.com.pk, 05 Jun 2017)