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Souhaib Kalala

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Nationality  Syria
Event(s)  Backstroke
Sport  Swimming

Weight  65 kg (143 lb)
Height  1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Name  Souhaib Kalala
Born  1 January 1991 (age 25) (1991-01-01)

Souhaib Kalala (Arabic: صهيب كلالا‎‎; born January 1, 1991) is a Syrian swimmer, who specialized in backstroke events. He represented his nation Syria at the 2008 Summer Olympics, rounding out the field of 45 swimmers in the men's 100 m backstroke.

Kalala was invited by FINA to compete for Syria in the men's 100 m backstroke at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Swimming on the outside in heat one, Kalala maintained his pace from start to finish to deny Bangladeshi swimmer Rubel Rana a fourth spot in his lifetime best of 1:00.24. Kalala failed to advance to the semifinals, as he sealed the penultimate position from a roster of forty-five swimmers in the prelims.

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