Arshad nadeem – Tokyo olympics
Arshad nadeem – Tokyo olympics

Arshad nadeem – Tokyo olympics

         Arshad Nadeem – Tokyo olympicS

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Arshad Nadeem is a athlete of pakistan in the javelin throw . He was born on January 2, 1997 . His height is 1.87 m.He is the only Pakistani who qualify for the final of OLYMPIC games. In dec , 2019 he makes a new  record in javelin throw with a distance of  86.29m. Arshad also received reward of Rs. 75 lakh from pakistan sports board and Rs. 50 lakh from punjab sports board.

Arshad Nadeem ‘s family is from Mian Channu , it is a small city in Khanewal District , Punjab . he is from under privileged  family . He got a Gold Medal in javelin throw in Punjab youth festival before setting on Olympics  level . His father Muhammad Ashraf sported him alot to take up the sport of javelin throw.

In 2015, he started  cometing in javelin throw events. In 2016, he received a scholarship from world Athletics .In may 2017, Nadeem won a Bronze medal in Baku with the throw of 76.33m at the Islamic solidarity games . In April 2018, he set a new record of 80.45m in Javelin throw at common wealth games which was held in Gold coast, Australia . In August  2018 ,  he won a bronze medal in Jakarta , Indonesia , where he made a national record of  80.75m at the Asian games .

He was the only Pakistani athlete at the 2019, world athletics championships in Doha , Qatar , where he achieved the national record of 81.52m . In November 2019, at the 33rd National games he set a national record  with 83.64m throw to win gold medal for WAPDA in Peshawar  .

In December 2019, at the 13th  South Asian  games in NEPAL he won a gold medal with 86.29m games record throw . On 4TH August 2021, he qualified for the men’s javelin throw event final of Tokyo Olympics . He become the 1st Pakistani to qualify for final in the history of Olympics . Nadeem got a 5TH position in men’s javelin throw event with a throw of 84.62m.


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