Pakistani javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem is all set to get training in South Africa is the news of the day. He is the first Pakistani to qualify for the finals in Olympic Games. Read out the complete details down below with us!
Pakistani javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem is all set to get training in South Africa
He was the first Pakistani to qualify for the finals in Olympic Games. After a lot of strivings, Arshad Nadeem managed to enter the finals of the men’s javelin with a throw of 85.16 meters at the Tokyo Olympics 2021. He was the first Pakistani to qualify for the finals in Olympic Games.
Arshad Nadeem is a 24year old Jullian Game Player, who belongs to a village near Mian Channu, supported by his father Raj Mastri. Also, Arshad Nadeem is trending on all social media sites and all Pakistanis are praising him.
In Arshad Nadeem’s career, two coaches Rashid Ahmed Saqi and Fayyaz Hussain Bukhari are his mains. Additionally, District Khanewal Athletics Association President Rashid himself has also been an athlete. Moreover, he has always supported the athletes of his area. Also, in his recent interview, he stated to British News Agency.
Now he has got a golden chance to practice in south Asia because he could not find appropriate resources to practice his game in Pakistan.
“Yes, they have told us to send Arshad for training,” AFP chief Major General (retd) Mohammad Akram Sahi told The News.
“We have written to the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and hope the government will fully back the cause,” Sahi said.
“It’s a national cause and we will do everything to implement the plans. We are sending another javelin thrower Mohammad Yasir with Arshad and I hope the things will be done as soon as possible,” said Sahi, also a former international athlete.
“I am shifting to my new house in Mian Channu in three to four days. I plan to train there on a solid basis. There is a cricket ground there where I can manage training,” said Arshad, also the 2018 Asian Games bronze medallist.
“The Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa has gifted me a set for weight training while Maulana Tariq Jamil Sahib has gifted me a running machine. I am going to establish a small gym in my new house which will benefit me during my training,” Arshad said.
“I am fit, no issue,” Arshad said.
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