Arshad Nadeem falls short of medal in Paris Diamond League

Pakistan’s star javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem fell short of winning a medal on his return to the field as he finished fourth in the Paris Diamond League on Sunday.

He started with a 74.11-meter throw on his first attempt, followed by an 80.28-meter throw on the second try.

The star athlete’s third throw went for 82.71 meters, which placed him in the top three, however, he was surpassed by the Czech Republic’s Jacob Vadlejch, who threw at 85.04.

Nadeem needed a big throw in his fifth attempt to trump Vadlejch, but he failed to do so, achieving an 84.21-meter throw, thus ending in fourth position.

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Germany’s Weber Julian won the gold medal in the javelin throw competition, courtesy of an 85.91-meter throw, which he achieved in his fifth attempt.

Following the Paris Diamond League, Arshad Nadeem will represent Pakistan in the upcoming Paris Olympics 2024.

Before departing for the event, the star athlete shared that he is eager to end Pakistan’s medal drought at the Olympics.

“It has been too long that Pakistan has not won any medal at the Olympics, what was it, 1992 that we won it last in hockey? I am aiming to win that medal really, and I will do all that I can in my power to achieve that,” stated Nadeem.

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