Pakistan’s Inam Butt blames ‘conspiracy’, ‘match-fixing’ after defeat in wrestling championship

Pakistan’s high wrestler Inam Butt. Picture offered by the reporter.
  • Butt defeated Micheil Tsikovani of Greece and Ibrahim Yusubov of Azerbaijan however misplaced the group match to Oleksii Yakovchuk of Ukraine.
  • The Pakistani wrestler mentioned that he was in a powerful place to qualify for the semifinal however a call was made in opposition to him.
  • Says “that is all a part of a conspiracy that’s being orchestrated in opposition to Pakistan within the worldwide sports activities enviornment.”

Pakistan’s high wrestler Inam Butt has blamed “conspiracy” and “match-fixing” after he was unable to win a 3rd consecutive medal on the Seashore Wrestling World sequence in Romania.

Butt, a gold medalist in Greece and Italy, was aiming for a 3rd medal in Romania over the last match of the 2021 Seashore Wrestling World sequence however missed the chance after profitable two out of three matches and being eradicated through the semi-final on the premise of a minor distinction with an opponent from Azerbaijan.

The Pakistani wrestler defeated Micheil Tsikovani of Greece and Ibrahim Yusubov of Azerbaijan however misplaced the group match to Oleksii Yakovchuk of Ukraine in group matches. Successful two of his three matches left Inam to attend for the outcomes of the Oleksii Yakovchuk and Ibrahim Yusubov battle, which Ibrahim gained 3-1. Butt says he smells a foul play in that consequence.

In a video message despatched to NEWSONHY Information, Butt alleged that the match between Ibrahim and Olekssi was fastened and Azerbaijan’s wrestler was given a further technical level which pushed the Pakistani wrestler out of the race to the semifinal.

“This was fixing, some extent was given to him solely to push me out, it was a conspiracy to deprive me of a sure medal in right here. I had defeated the Azerbaijan wrestler 3-0 and he was taking part in the ultimate,” Butt mentioned within the video message forward of the ultimate bout, which was additionally gained by Ibrahim Yusubov.

The Pakistani wrestler mentioned that he was in a powerful place to qualify for the semifinal however a call was made in opposition to him. He mentioned that that is all a part of a conspiracy that’s being orchestrated in opposition to Pakistan within the worldwide sports activities enviornment.

“There was a conspiracy in opposition to Pakistan. If you happen to keep in mind how the New Zealand crew left Pakistan tour deserted, no matter occurred with me can be linked to the identical conspiracy,” Butt mentioned.

He added {that a} grievance has been registered with the Romanian Wrestling Federation and the United World Wrestling over the alleged fixing and conspiracy and hoped that he’ll get honest therapy and justice.

Butt added that such techniques gained’t deliver him down; as a substitute, he shall be extra decided to boost the Pakistani flag within the wrestling enviornment.

“We’ll proceed to make Pakistan victorious in all places,” Inam aimed.

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