BIRMINGHAM: National Javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem, who shone in the ongoing Commonwealth Games as he claimed a historic gold medal for Pakistan, got the reward for his astonishing performance.
In a video message, Arshad expressed gratitude for his outstanding performance at the Games and announced that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had granted him a scholarship to help with his training for the Paris Olympics 2024.
“First of all, I would like to thank Almighty Allah for making me capable enough of winning the gold medal for Pakistan. I am honoured for being awarded a scholarship by International Olympic Committee which will help me prepare for Paris Olympics 2024,” Arshad shared.
“On this occasion, I would like to thank Pakistan Olympic Association, Pakistan Sports Board, and Pakistan Athletics Federation for their efforts to arrange this scholarship for me,” Arshad added.
It is pertinent to mention here that the 25-year-old defied his elbow injury on Sunday to set a new Games record and claimed a historic gold medal for Pakistan.
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