India’s Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in the javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics, while Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem finished fifth.
The two athletes Neeraj Chopra and Arshad Nadeem are the same age and both are from neighboring countries, but there is a huge difference in the facilities available to both, and the same difference was seen in the javelin throw competitions at the Tokyo Olympics.
In the final of Tokyo Olympics javelin throw, India’s Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal by throwing 87.58 while Arshad Nadeem’s throw was 84.62 two meters.
When the two athletes are from South Asia and their ages are almost the same, then the question arises why so much difference?
This is the difference between the training and the facilities that were provided to Neeraj Chopra but not to Arshad Nadeem. India spent crores on Neeraj and what Arshad got in Pakistan can only be said to be ‘camel’s. Cumin in the mouth.
What are the benefits for Indian athletes?
Prior to the Olympics, Neeraj Chopra spent most of his time training in Europe, where Indian authorities hired a German coach for him, as well as a biomechanics specialist for physical training. Were
According to Indian media, a year before the Olympics, Rs 1.61 crore was spent on Julian Thrower, which is more than Rs 3.5 crore in Pakistani currency.
Before the Olympics, Neeraj Chopra trained in Sweden and also participated in 5 international tournaments, which further enhanced his sport.
Facilities available to Arshad Nadeem?
Unlike Neeraj, Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem was able to play only one event before the Olympics, he was sent to China for training last year but had to return due to Corona.
This year, he was sent to Turkey for a short period of time, where he trained for two weeks under the supervision of a Kazakhstani coach. Most of the time, he trained at the Punjab Stadium under the supervision of his coach, Fayyaz Bukhari.
According to sources, the Pakistan Sports Board had provided venue for the training while tickets for the tournament in Iran were provided. Most of the resources were used by the Athletics Federation of Pakistan. Big meet
If those promises had been fulfilled, Pakistan would have been on the podium with India in javelin throw competitions today.