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Pakistan’s Olympian Arshad Nadeem goes under the knife in UK


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LAHORE:- Pakistan’s Olympic gold medalist Arshad Nadeem underwent an elbow surgery in the UK’s eastern city of Cambridge.

The doctor of the javelin thrower told that surgery was done at two points of Nadeem’s elbow, adding that his injuries were complicated.

Saying Arshad is a warrior athlete, he hoped the Olympian would recover soon. Mr Nadeem will attend also attend rehabilitation programme before returning to the country.

Pakistan’s star athlete Arshad Nadeem won the gold medal in javelin throw competition at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Sunday.

In August last, Mr Nadeem managed to win the gold medals despite suffering from the elbow injury. Wearing strapping around his right arm, he set a new Commonwealth Games record with a throw of 90.18m in his fifth attempt at the javelin throw competition. He beat the World Champion Anderson Peters.

World champion Grenada s Anderson Peters finished second with 88.64m throw to win silver medal while Kenya s Julius Yego won the bronze medal with 85.7m throw.

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