Tokyo Olympics: Arshad Nadeem's journey for gold ends

Arshad Nadeem, Pakistan’s last Olympics medal hope


Tokyo: Pakistan’s javelin athlete Arshad Nadeem has qualified for the finals of the men’s javelin competition in the Tokyo Olympics, which makes Pakistan hope to win at least one medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Arshad Nadeem entered the men’s javelin final with a score of 85.16m, far exceeding the qualification mark of 83.50m. His first attempt was 78.50m.

Arshad Nadeem topped the Group B with a throw of 85.16m, Vadlejch Jakub of Czech Republic was second and Weber Julian of Germany grabbed third position to qualify for the final.

In a video message on social networking sites, Arshad thanked people for praying for his success and expressed his determination to do his best to win medals for the country.

He once again asked nation to pray for him and reiterated that he will not hurt trust of entire nation on him.

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