- Arshad Nadeem qualifies for males’s javelin throw closing in Oregon, USA.
- Pakistani javelin thrower, 25, rose to prominence final yr when he certified for closing of the Tokyo Olympics.
- He was the primary Pakistani athlete to compete in closing of any observe and area occasion in Olympic historical past.
Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan has certified for the ultimate of the lads’s javelin throw occasion on the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States.
Arshad threw at a distance of 81.71 metres throughout his group B qualifying spherical to complete ninth general and safe his spot within the closing, which is about to happen on July 23.
The 25-year-old Pakistani javelin thrower was positioned in group B and threw the javelin second in a sequence. He may throw 76.15 metres on his first try and 74.38 metres on his second.
Nonetheless, his greatest efficiency got here in his third try, when he achieved 81.71m, maintaining him among the many prime 12 to qualify for the ultimate.
This was additionally his greatest throw of the season.
Arshad will probably be joined by Anderson Peters of Germany, Neeraj Chopra of India, Julian Weber of Germany, Jakub Vedlejch of the Czech Republic, Ehab Abdelrahman of Egypt, Oliver Helander of Finland, Roderick Genki Dean of Japan, Curtis Thompson of the US, Andrian Maldare of the Maldives, Rohit Yadav of India, and Lassi Etelatalo of Finland.
Arshad rose to prominence final yr when he certified for the ultimate of the Tokyo Olympics, changing into the primary Pakistani athlete to compete within the closing of any observe and area occasion in Olympic historical past.