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Punjab Govt Awarded Arshad Nadeem 1 Million Cash Prize

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Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem competes in the Men's Javelin Throw heats at the 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha on October 5, 2019. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

Muhammad Amir Jan, President of the Olympic Association Punjab, has announced a cash prize of Rs 1 million for Arshad Nadeem, a javelin thrower who finished fifth in the Tokyo Olympics.

Muhammad stated that Arshad will be trained by the top coach in the world, with the Punjab Energy Department covering all of his training and diet costs.

He further stated that the greatest players from all around Punjab would be included in the program in the future through open advertisement. Every year, talented players would be added to the program under CSR. A program to promote all sports, including hockey, squash, boxing, cycling, javelin throwing, and the Olympics, has been established. The program’s top players will go on to represent the country at the national and international levels.

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