Arshad Nadeem Excited To Qualify For Olympics
Muhammad Rameez 27 days ago Thu 19th September 2019 | 10:42 PM
International athlete Arshad Nadeem was excited to qualify for the Olympics as he had been working hard in two different training sessions
Talking to APP, Arshad, who won bronze medal in the Asian Games held in Indonesia, lauded the support and facilities extended to him by Pakistan Athletic Federation, President Maj Gen (Retd) Akram Sahi.
He said Maj Gen (Retd) Muhammad Akram Sahi, was working day and night for the promotion of athletics in the country and winning a bronze medal was because of his firm commitment.
He appealed to the concerned authorities to repair the track of Jinnah Sports Complex.
Responding to another question, he said that the government's grant for athletics federation was less as it could not even hold a National Championship so the government should increase the Annual grant of the federation.
Arshad Nadeem, who plays for Wapda, said that educational institutions at grass root level could play a role in the promotion of sports, adding that the government should ensure sports facilities in educational institutions.
"I had come from an educational institution where i used to play Inter-School Athletic Championship," he said.
Fayyaz Bukhari said, "Our job was to give the athlete a lot of training and practice, and success lied in the hands of Almighty Allah.