Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem on Saturday claimed the fifth spot in the final of Men’s Javelin Throw competition in 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics with a throw of 84.62 meters.
India’s Neeraj Chopra won gold medal while silver and bronze medal have been claimed by Czech Republic.
The 24-year-old athlete is the first-ever Pakistani athlete to qualify for the final of any track and field event in the Tokyo Olympics.
People on social media commended the national athlete as Arshad Nadeem became one of the top trends on Twitter.
Watch Dialogue Pakistan’s story on the life and achievements of the Pakistani Olympian.