EUGENE: Pakistan’s ace athlete Arshad Nadeem secured the fifth position in the men’s javelin throw final at World Athletics Championships held in Oregon, United States.
According to the details, the 25-year-old athlete managed a throw of 86.16 meters, his best throw of the season in the final to finish in the top five.
Whereas, Grenada’s Anderson Peters bagged his second gold at the world championships, while, Olympic champion India’s Neeraj Chopra finished in second place with a throw of 88.13 meters as Peters made his last attempt throw of 90.54m to retain his javelin throw title.
Meanwhile, Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch bagged a bronze medal in the competition.
It is worth mentioning here that Arshad created history for Pakistan as he became the first athlete from the country to reach a final at World Athletics Championships. Whereas, he finished fifth at the Tokyo Olympics last year.