Arshad gold medal in Athletics Championship is just like a blow of fresh air: Minister Sports

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LAHORE : Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti has congratulated Pakistan’s Olympic qualifier javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem for winning gold medal in javelin throw event of Imam Reza Athletics Championship in Iran.

In his greeting message, Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti said Arshad also improved national and South Asian record with the throw of 86.38m in the event, leading him to bag a gold medal for Pakistan. “The gold medal winning performance of Arshad Nadeem in the prevailing Covid situation is just like a blow of fresh air for the whole nation. Arshad and his coaching staff deserved huge appreciation on the great achievement,” he added.

Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti further expressed his hope that Arshad Nadeem will also get success in Tokyo Olympics. “The entire nation is praying for your success in the Tokyo Olympics. Punjab govt is also providing best training facilities to Arshad for the preparation of Tokyo Olympics,” he added.

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