Olympian Arshad Nadeem to return Pakistan on August 12


Lahore: Pakistan’s star athlete Arshad Nadeem will return to Pakistan on August 12 after he showed an excelling performance in men’s javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympic 2020.

The 24-year-old Arshad will return home on the night between Wednesday and Thursday (August 11 and 12).

Remember, Arshad finished fifth in Tokyo Olympics 2020 after he became the first Pakistani athlete in history to qualify for the final of any event at the Olympics.

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

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