Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem won gold medal at CWG

Pakistan win second gold medal at CWG 2022

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.