Neeraj Chopra 1st While Arshad Nadeem Maintains 5th Place in World Athletics Javelin Throw Ranking:
The latest rankings from World Athletics (WA) have been released for the top five javelin throwers, and Arshad Nadeem has maintained his fifth position on the list.
Neeraj Chopra, a renowned Indian javelin thrower, has claimed the top spot with 1,455 points, surpassing Anderson Peters of Grenada by 22 points. Jakub Vadlejch from the Czech Republic holds the third spot with 1,416 points. German thrower Julian Webber moved to fourth place with 1,385 points, while Arshad Nadeem globally ranked fifth with 1,306 points.
Despite recently undergoing elbow surgery, Arshad Nadeem remains optimistic about his fitness as he prepares for the upcoming Asian Championship in Pattaya and the World Championship in Budapest. After undergoing rehabilitation and engaging in light training at the PSB Coaching Centre, Nadeem has resumed throwing the javelin.
Despite a knee injury sustained during an international event in Iran last year, Nadeem achieved his personal best throw of 86.38 meters at that time. He created history as the first athlete from South Asia to surpass the 90-meter mark in javelin throw, securing a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
Nadeem’s dedication and remarkable achievements in the sport continue to inspire others, cementing his position as a prominent figure in the world of javelin throwing.