Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem won a gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2022 with a record throw of 90.18 metres.
Arshad is a Pakistani athlete specialising in the javelin throw.
He represented WAPDA in domestic competition.
In Dec 2019, he established a new South Asian Games record in javelin throw with a distance of 86.29 m, thus securing direct qualification for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
This made him the country’s only track and field athlete to qualify directly for the Olympics and the first Pakistani to qualify for the final of any track and field event at the Olympic Games.
In 2022, he also became the first ever Pakistani to qualify for the final of any event at the World Athletics Championships.
Netizens were quick to praise and congratulate athlete Arshad Nadeem who has made Pakistan proud on the international gaming platform.
— Sumeera Riaz (@SumeeraAli7) August 7, 2022
Shabash Arshad Nadeem shabash! 👏
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) August 7, 2022
Jism toota howa tha per himmat Himalaya se bhi buland thi.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) August 7, 2022
While we celebrate @Neeraj_chopra1 a word of praise for Arshad Nadeem is in order. 86.16 without much support, training on his own in his village. Some talent.
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) July 24, 2022
Congratulations to Arshad Nadeem on winning a fantastic Gold! Whole Nation is proud of his great performance and dedication! 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/mBqpsyMVm8
— PTI (@PTIofficial) August 7, 2022
Congratulations Arshad Nadeem on making history in Javelin throw and winning Gold Medal in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Nation is proud of you. #CommonwealthGames2022 #CWC2022 pic.twitter.com/WXDfS0h1nf
— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) August 7, 2022
Family members of Arshad Nadeem
Proud moment ❤️ pic.twitter.com/hO2wOCWcys
— Feezan Ashraf (@FeezanAshraf) August 7, 2022