Abdi-Hakin Achkel Ulad is a Somalia-born Danish track and field athlete competing in long-distance running (5,000 metres, 10,000 metres, half marathons and marathons). Ulad participated for Denmark at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Ulad was born 14 June 1991 in Somalia. At the age of eleven he arrived as a refugee in Denmark together with his aunt. Abdi Hakin Ulad became a citizen of Denmark through naturalization on 28 October 2010. He currently lives in Skælskør, competes for Hvidovre AM and his coach is Leo Madsen.
On 11 July 2013 Ulad ran 10,000 metres in 29m 44.78sec and achieved a bronze medal at the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships in Tampere, Finland.
On 13 September 2015 Ulad became Danish half marathon champion with the time 1h 2m 48sec. At the 2016 European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, Ulad ranked as number five at the half marathon with the time 1h 3min 22sec.
His first marathon was in 2015, and at his second try at this distance at the Hamburg Marathon, he finished in the best Danish time since 1989 — 2h 14 min 3sec, which also qualified him for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
His personal half marathon record is 1h 2m 24sec (2014), his personal marathon record is 2h 14m 3sec (2016).