Tokyo Olympics: Arshad Nadeem’s competes for Olympics medal at javelin event


TOKYO, AUG 7: Arshad Nadeem is participating in the final of the men’s javelin event at the Tokyo Olympics.

He is the country’s last hope to end a medal drought at the mega-event where Pakistan have failed to register any significant victory since 1992

Earlier, the Khanewal- born won his group on Wednesday after finishing the round with a throw of 85.16 metres which was the third-best in the event behind India’s Neeraj Chopra (86.65m) and Germany’s Johannes Vetter (85.64m).

Previously, he has won a bronze medal for Pakistan in the 2018 Asian Games which were organised in Indonesia with a throw of 80.75 metres