Arshad Nadeem finishes at fifth in Tokyo Olympics 2020


TOKYO: Pakistan’s Javelin Thrower Arshad Nadeem finished at fifth position in Tokyo Olympics 2020 here at Olympics Stadium on Saturday. 

Arshad’s best throw out of six covered the distance of 84.62m. India’s Neeraj Chopra bagged the Gold with the best throw of the event covering the distance of 87.58m. Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch bagged silver with the second-best throw of 86.67m followed by his compatriot Vítězslav Veselý, winning Bronze with a throw of 85.44m.

In qualifying round, Arshad threw his best, covering the distance of 85.16m. But, in the final he missed three throws out of six. Remember, he was the first-ever Pakistani athlete to qualify in the final of any event of Olympics.

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