Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Games 2022 due to injury. His rival Arshad Nadeem is also disappointed with Neeraj Chopra’s exit. Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem says he feels inferior to Neeraj Chopra in Commonwealth Games
Neeraj Chopra, Arshad Nadeem (Photo Credits: Social Media)
Commonwealth Games 2022: Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was ruled out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games due to injury. All Indian fans were disappointed when he was dismissed as Neeraj Chopra could have won India a gold medal in the javelin throw at the Commonwealth Games. Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem is also disappointed with Neeraj Chopra’s exit from the Commonwealth Games. Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem has said that he felt less than Neeraj Chopra at the Commonwealth Games as he is like a family member.
Arshad Nadeem told PTI, ‘Neeraj is my brother. I miss him here. May Allah keep them healthy and I get a chance to fight them soon.
Nadeem said, he is a good person. In the beginning, you are a little reserved, but when you get to know each other, you open up. We have a very good friendship, I hope he continues to do well for India and I will continue to do well for my country. We are both impressed. We are like a family.
Arshad Nadeem was at number five in the World Championships. However, he made a comeback after an injury at the Tokyo Olympics. Arshad said, “After participating in the World Championships after a long gap after the Tokyo Olympics, I feel good about my sport. I am still young in Kohli and the treatment is going on.
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Neeraj Chopra had decided not to participate in the Commonwealth Games due to a back injury. Neeraj Chopra created history at the World Championships last month. He won the silver medal with a throw of 88.13 metres. At the same time, Arshad Nadeem was at number five in this tournament.
First Published: August 05, 2022, 09:44:14 pm
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