Friday May 19, 2017
KARACHI: Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem has won the Bronze medal in 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, in the Javelin throw, with a throw of 76.33 meters, taking Pakistan’s total medal tally to 6 in the event.
19-year old Nadeem was 27.12 meters short of the eventual Gold medalist of the event, Ahmed Bader Magour of Qatar. Ivan Zaytsev of Uzbekistan god the silver medal with a throw of 78.66 meter.
Arshad Nadeem’s medal was 6th medal in the event for Pakistan. The tally includes two bronze and four silver medals. Pakistani athletes have yet to win a gold medal.
In another event, Pakistan defeated Turkmenistan by 3-1 in Volleyball group match.
In basketball competition, Pakistan men’s team lost to Turkey and Saudi Arab while women’s team lost to Indonesia and Palestine.