SINGAPORE - Pakistan's youngster Rahim Khan won bronze medal in javelin throw event of the inaugural Asian Youth Games 2009 here at the Bishan Stadium on day three of the competition on Thursday. Rahim by this win brought joy in Pakistan camp as well as to the country bringing it into the medal winning nations led by China with 18 medals including 13 golds. Rahim spiked the javelin far away to 60.73 metres distance. Rahim was 13.93 mertres short of gold and 11.24 metres short of silver medal in the competition but his 60.73 metres throw placed Pakistan among the winners. After China's 18 medals, comes Korea with 14 medals - four gold, five silver and bronze medals each and then is Japan with three gold and four sliver while hosts Singapore is at number four with three gold and five bronze medals. In the javelin throw competition, India's Rohit Kumar got gold medal with 74.70 metres while Taipei athlete Choa-Tsun Chheng won silver medal with a 71.97 metres throw. Rahim finished above Syria's Mkarem Almahamid who threw the javelin to 58.47 metres to be placed fourth in the competition. The Pakistan team coach Ch Mohammad Saddiq showed his pleasure on Rahim's bronze win. "The win at this level of the competition is really commendable because Rahim in his maiden appearance at international event won bronze," he said. He further stated that the win has brought congratulatory messages from Pakistan. Some of the officials talked with Pakistan chef de mission Naveed Akram Cheema and felicitated him and the team. "When the top officials back home knew of Rahim winning the bronze medal, they called us to congratulate the athlete and the contingent. "This Sargodga lad really brought job for us said the message from Pir Aftab Hussain Shah Jilani, Federal Minister for Sports, Mr. Anisul Hasnain, Federal Secretary Sports, Syed Amir Hamza Gilani, Director General, Pakistan Sports Board, Lt.Gen.(Retd) Muhammad Safdar, President, Athletics Federation of Pakistan. Though Pakistan's lone medal in athletics did brought happiness to some extent but things at other ends of the games like table tennis and sailing remained depressing. Pakistan players participating in table tennis and sailing did not come up to the level of game their rivals had. The reason being that back home they did not even have the facilities of that level besides lack of a sporting culture. Pakistan table tennis players faced China on Thursday and the result was the same 3-0 because the China is the country which has overpowered all the ping pong participating countries of group A and on their heals has taken place by Korea. As China and Korea qualified for the quarters, Pakistan landed at the bottom with all defeats even with change in the competing line up. The Pakistan coach gave chance to Syed Annas but he too did not do much good because the rivals were too tough a side to compete set aside beat. However, the stars of the show were clearly the Chinese team, who breezed through their matches against Thailand also. The Chinese players were head and shoulders above the rest of the teams, and their mature performance did not match their young age. Despite bowing out the mixed team event, Pakistan head coach Arif Khan praised the team's valiant performance. "The performance of the Pakistan players was worth praising because they did not took part in such a big game before. They really played bravely," he added. In Girls' Singles, Chen Meng (CHN) beat Abeera Ali 3- (11-3, 11-2, 11-1) In boys' singles Cheng Jing Qi (CHN) beat Tabish Khurshid 3-0 (11-3, 11-2, 11-5). And in mixed doubles Chen Meng and Cheng JingQi and Abeera Ali (PAK) and Anns Syed 3-0 (11-1, 11-6, 11-4). In sailing nothing changed much since day one for Pakistan but there was changes at top of the finishers. Supakon Pongwichean from Thailand fought back hard after losing the first race of the day in the boys Byte CII category. And Singapore's Darren Choy, who was ahead the previous day, was unable to catch Pongwichean this time. In the girls fleet, Chinese sailor Gu Min was on form again, winning the final race for the day. The Pakistan sailors, Muhammad Mustafa Ahmed and Pulwasha Salahuddin Khattak stayed put at the same place of 12th and seventh in ranking even after the seventh race.