Commonwealth Games: Arshad Nadeem wins Gold Medal
At the Commonwealth Games, Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem won the gold medal in javelin throw (javelin) with a record throw of 90.18 meters in the fifth round. He became the first Pakistani to throw longer than 90 meters.
Pakistan has won a medal in Commonwealth Games athletics since 1966 and this is Pakistan’s first gold medal in Commonwealth Games athletics since 1962.
Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem made the record throw in the first round as the final of the ongoing Commonwealth Games javelin throw in Birmingham began.
Arshad Nadeem was in action in the final of the javelin event at the Commonwealth Games where he threw 86.81 meters in the first round, a career best throw by a Pakistani athlete.
Earlier, Arshad Nadeem‘s best throw was 86.38 meters.
However, Arshad Nadeem’s second turn was lost, but the Pakistani athlete still topped the list with a throw of 86.81.
Arshad Nadeem improved his national record in the third over, he threw 88 meters in the third over while Arshad threw 85.09 meters in the fourth over.
Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem threw a record 90.18 meters in the fifth over.
He became the first Pakistani to throw longer than 90 meters and his throw is a new Commonwealth Games record.
Thus, Arshad Nadeem won the gold medal.