Arshad Nadeem Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Olympics, Commonwealth Games

Arshad Nadeem

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Arshad Nadeem is a Pakistani athlete specializing in the javelin throw. He represents WAPDA in domestic competition. In Dec 2019, he established a new South Asian Games record in the javelin throw with a distance of 86.29 m, thus securing direct qualification for the 2020 Summer Olympics. This made him the country’s only track and field athlete to qualify directly for the Olympics and the first Pakistani to qualify for the final of any track and field event at the Olympic Games. In 2022, he also became the first ever Pakistani to qualify for the final of any event at the World Athletics Championships.

Early life

NameArshad Nadeem
Net Worth$2 million
Age25 years
Arshad Nadeem net worth 2022

Arshad Nadeem was born on January 2, 1997 (age 25 years) in Khanewal, Punjab, Pakistan. He belongs to Mian Channu, a small city in Khanewal District, Punjab. He hails from an agriculturist family. He is the third-oldest among five brothers in a Punjabi family. His father is a building contractor. Arshad was an exceptionally versatile athlete from his early school years.

Though he dabbled in all the sports on offer in his school — cricket, badminton, football and athletics — his passion was cricket and he soon found himself playing it at district-level tape-ball tournaments. Upon entering grade seven in school, Arshad caught the eye of Rasheed Ahmad Saqi during an athletics competition. Saqi had a history of developing sportspeople in the division, and took Arshad under his wing soon afterwards.

Before settling on javelin throw, Arshad Nadeem also pursued shot put and discus throw. Gold medals in javelin throw in successive Punjab Youth Festivals and an inter-board meet propelled him onto the national stage, bringing offers from all the leading domestic athletics teams, including Army, Air Force and WAPDA. It was his father Muhammad Ashraf who persuaded him to take up the sport of javelin throw.


Arshad Nadeem started competing in javelin throw events from 2015. In 2016, he received a scholarship from World Athletics which made him eligible to train at the IAAF High-Performance Training Centre in Mauritius.

Nadeem won a bronze medal in May 2017 with a best throw of 76.33 metres at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. In April 2018, he set a new personal best of 80.45 metres in the qualification round of the javelin throw event at the Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia. In August 2018, he won a bronze medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he set a new personal best and national record of 80.75m.

He also sustained a back injury following the end of 2018 Commonwealth Games. As the only Pakistani athlete at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Nadeem achieved a new personal best and national record of 81.52m. In November 2019, Nadeem set a national record when he recorded an 83.65 metre throw to win gold for WAPDA at the 33rd National Games in Peshawar. In December 2019, he won a gold medal with an 86.29 metre games record throw at the 13th South Asian Games in Nepal.

Arshad Nadeem made his debut appearance at the Olympics representing Pakistan at the 2020 Summer Olympics and became the first Pakistani track and field athlete to receive direct qualification for the Olympics. His father stated that Arshad was not provided even a good training ground facility prior to competing at the Olympics.

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Arshad underwent training in his own house’s courtyards and streets and is believed to have not received any financial assistance from the Government of Pakistan after being qualified to participate in the Tokyo Olympics.

On 4 August 2021, he qualified for the men’s javelin throw event final of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He became the first ever Pakistani to qualify for the final of any track and field events in the history of the Olympics. He finished fifth in the men’s javelin throw event with a throw of 84.62 m.

In July 2022, Arshad Nadeem participated in the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA, as the sole representative from Pakistan. He secured 5th position with a throw of 86.16m, despite carrying an elbow injury. This was also his season’s best throw.

On August 7, 2022, Arshad Nadeem won Gold Medal for Pakistan in the Commonwealth games 2022. Despite his injury, he made the Game Record with a throw of more than 90m in his 6th attempt.


Arshad Nadeem is single and not married. He hasn’t disclosed the information related to his girlfriend or soon to be wife to the general public. Nadeem stands at an appealing height of 1.87m and has a good body weight of 95kg which suits his personality. As of mid-2022, He is not married and has no child from any previous relationship.

Arshad Nadeem net worth

How much is Arshad Nadeem worth? Arshad Nadeem net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His main source of income is from his career as an athlete. Arshad Nadeem’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $400,000 annually. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential atheles in Pakistan.