Budapest August 28 2023: Pakistan’s star javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem won a silver medal at the World Athletics Championship on Sunday in Budapest, Hungary. Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem, who took silver with a season's best 87.82m and India's Neeraj Chopra clinched the gold medal with his best throw of 88.17m.
India and Pakistan are fierce sporting rivals and another chapter in their long history unfolded in Budapest as Chopra and Nadeem went head to head for gold.
Nadeem was competing in his first event of the season following elbow and knee surgery.
The Pakistani won gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games but never registered an effort worthy of top spot in this final.