Lahore: Pakistan athlete Arshad Nadeem has claimed the third spot in the Javelin Throw World Rankings while he is at the second spot in Asia.
Recently, Arshad registered a new national record by managing an 86.38m throw, leading him to bag a gold medal in Imam Reza Athletics Cup, at Mashhad, Iran.
India’s Neeraj Chopra tops the world and Asian rankings with a throw of 88.07 meters. Germany’s Johannes Vetter is second in the world with a throw of 87.27 meters.
It must be noted Arshad is currently in Turkey where he is training under the supervision of Kazakhstan’s javelin throw coach Viktor. He has already qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2021.