Based on a report , Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) confirmed Wednesday that they’ve been given a inexperienced sign by South Africa to ship Arshad Nadeem for coaching.
“Sure, they’ve instructed us to ship Arshad for coaching,” AFP chief Main Normal (retd) Mohammad Akram Sahi instructed The Information.
“We have now written to the Pakistan Sports activities Board (PSB) and hope the federal government will absolutely again the trigger,” Sahi mentioned.
“It’s a nationwide trigger and we’ll do all the things to implement the plans. We’re sending one other javelin thrower Mohammad Yasir with Arshad and I hope the issues will likely be executed as quickly as attainable,” mentioned Sahi, additionally a former worldwide athlete.
In the meantime, Arshad has determined to renew his coaching on his personal within the subsequent few days. “I’ve determined to renew my coaching right here at Mian Channu within the subsequent 4 days,” Arshad instructed the publication.
“I’m shifting to my new home in Mian Channu in three to 4 days. I plan to coach there on a stable foundation. There’s a cricket floor there the place I can handle coaching,” mentioned Arshad, additionally the 2018 Asian Video games bronze medallist.
Arshad lived in a village in Mian Channu however after ending fifth within the Tokyo Olympics he obtained sufficient cash to buy a home within the metropolis.
He’s additionally being backed by some folks when it comes to coaching tools. “The Military Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa has gifted me a set for weight coaching whereas Maulana Tariq Jamil Sahib has gifted me a operating machine. I’m going to determine a small fitness center in my new home which is able to profit me throughout my coaching,” Arshad mentioned.
Earlier than the Olympics, Arshad saved cemented blocks at his dwelling which he used for weight coaching.
Arshad has some powerful occasions forward subsequent yr which embrace the World Championship to be held in July within the US, the Commonwealth Video games to be hosted by England in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8 and the Asian Video games which will likely be held in China in September.
Though Arshad has rested for round two-and-a-half months, he says he has not gained weight and is match. “I’m match, no difficulty,” Arshad mentioned.