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Pakistan's javelin thrower hopes to get medal for country in Tokyo Olympics

Pakistan's javelin thrower hopes to get medal for country in Tokyo Olympics
August 4, 2021 Web Desk

TOKYO (92 News) - After qualifying for the final round in the javelin throw competition in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem vowed that he will perform his best in the final round and hoped that he would succeed to get a medal for the country.

In a video message, Arshad Nadeem has requested the nation to pray for his success in the competition. He also said that he qualified for the final round in the javelin throw competition by the grace of Almighty Allah. He thanked the nation for their prayers and support.

“I worked hard day and night for the mega event,” he said. Arshad Nadeem will be seen in action in the final round on August 7.

Makes history

It was a morning Pakistan Athletics will remember for long as Arshad Nadeem created history when he qualified for the final of javelin throw competition in the Tokyo Olympics.

Arahad Nadeem is the first-ever Pakistani athlete to qualify for the final of any track and field event in the Olympics. He was placed in group B for the contest in which the athlete had to throw a minimum of 83.5m to directly qualify for the final.