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Mohammed Ahmed (athlete)

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Coached by  Mick Byrne
Height  1.90 m
Name  Mohammed (athlete)
Weight  60 kg
Role  Olympic athlete
Residence  St. Catharines, Canada
Nationality  Canadian

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Born  January 5, 1991 (age 24) (1991-01-05) Mogadishu, Somalia
Sport  Track, Long-distance running
Event(s)  5000 meters, 10,000 meters
Personal best(s)  5000 meters: 13:10.00 10,000 meters: 27:34.64
Education  University of Wisconsin-Madison
College team  University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Mohammed Ahmed (born January 5, 1991) is a Canadian long-distance runner who competed in the 10,000 meter races at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2013 World Championships in Athletics.

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Youth

Before college, Mohammed Ahmed was the Canadian Junior 5000 m champion on four occasions, and twice finished in the top 10 at World Junior Championships (4th in 2010, 9th in 2008), to go along with 2 Canadian senior titles in the event. Ahmed's resume also includes a Pan American Junior title.

Collegiate

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Ahmed attended the St. Catharines Collegiate and Ahmed attended University of Wisconsin-Madison until he graduated in the summer of 2014. During his time at college he amassed 11 NCAA All-American awards in track and cross country and an Olympic berth in the 10,000 m at the 2012 London Olympic Games. At the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, Mohammed clocked the best time over 10,000 m in Canadian history with his 9th-place finish, almost equaling his lifetime best in the process with a 27:35.76 result.

Professional

On May 28, 2016, Ahmed set a personal best and Canadian National Record in the 5000 m at the Prefontaine Classic, finishing in a time of 13:01.74

Ahmed finished in 4th place in the 5000m at the 2016 Rio Olympics with a time of 13:05.94, 1.5 seconds short of the bronze medal.

On August 4, 2017, Ahmed set a personal best and Canadian National Record in the 10000 m, placing 8th at the 2017 IAAF World Championships with a time of 27:02.35

References

Mohammed Ahmed (athlete) Wikipedia


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