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Arshad Nadeem qualifies for World Athletics Championship final

India's Neeraj Chopra also qualifies
File photo.
File photo.

Pakistan’s javelin ace Arshad Nadeem has qualified for the finals of the World Athletics Championship as well as the Paris Olympics.

The championship is being held in Hungary’s city Budapest and the javelin throw competition is underway.

In the qualifying round, Nadeem threw the javel 70.63 metres in his first attempt and 81.53 metres in the second. However, his thrid throw went the longest of all with 86.79 metres.

India’s Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin 87.77 metres in his very first attempt and qualified.

The two will now compete in the final to be held on August 27.

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