Pakistan’s Javelin throw champion Arshad Nadeem creates history becoming the first Pakistani athlete to win a Silver medal in the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, on Sunday.
Nadeem achieved the mark with a super throw of 87.82 meters in the men’s javelin throw final of the global event in Budapest, Hungary.
— Javeria Siddique (@javerias) August 27, 2023
Arshad, who had returned into international circuit after one year due to fitness issues, displayed excellent form in the crowded stadium showing up at the top of his group. It was a battle between Arshad and Neeraj Chopra from India, after both won in their respective groups in the qualification process day.
Arshad Nadeem – A hero for Pakistan..
After a year of rehab from elbow and knee surgeries, he has returned with a bang, winning a Silver medal at the World Athletics Championships! 🥈#WorldAthleticsChampionships2023 #ArshadNadeem #PakistanZindabad pic.twitter.com/x9yPOu39qv
— Nawaz 🇵🇰 (@Rnawaz31888) August 27, 2023
Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra of India became the greatest athlete in the Indian sports history, securing the a gold with a throw of 88.17 metres. Jakub Vadlejch of Czech Republic with a throw of 86.67 meters claimed bronze in the enthralling event.
— Shaharyar Ejaz 🏏 (@SharyOfficial) August 27, 2023
Support and encouragement poured in from all parts of Pakistan for Arshad Nadeem, as the country celebrates its first ever Medal in World Athletics.
— Haris Rauf (@HarisRauf14) August 28, 2023