India’s javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has congratulated Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem on winning the gold medal with a record throw of 90.18m in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
Chopra won the Gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, while the Pakistani star Nadeem finished fifth.
“Congratulations Arshad Bhai (brother) for the gold medal and crossing 90mtr with a new games record,” Neeraj replied to Arshad’s victory Instagram post.
“Aage ke competitions ke liye all the best (all the best for the next competitions),” Chopra added.
What a superb performance from Arshad Nadeem!
He earns Pakistan their first track and field Gold after 60 years 🥇🥇, setting precedence with a new Games record.
— Commonwealth Sport (@thecgf) August 7, 2022
Taking it to social media, Arshad Nadeen thanked the nation for their prayers and love.0
Alhamdulillah Parents or aap sab ki duaaon or muhabbat ki wajjah say Allah paak nay bohat izzat di or mujhay Pakistan k liye #CommonwealthGames2022 mein gold jeetnay k liye chuna. In sha Allah isi trah Pakistan ka naam roshan karta rakhunga. #PakistanZindabad 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/dPVHct8wiZ
— Arshad Nadeem (@ArshadOlympian1) August 8, 2022