Abdihakem Abdirahman

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American athlete, capable athlete. He - distance runner. Regarded as one of the leading. He is currently a member of the national team of the United States, Team America, which represents the country at the Summer Olympics of 2008 in the capital of China - Beijing.Abdihakem Abdirahman was born the first of January 1977, in Somalia. In the current period the athlete lives in California and is a member of Nike sports club. Trains Abdihakem under coach James Li.

At one time Abdihakem Abdirahman attended school Tucson High School, from which he graduated in 1995, the year. After - he entered the College Pima College, training which was completed in the 1997th year, and after a while decided to continue his education and began to study at the school of Arizona, who received a diploma in the 1999th year.

Sports career athlete went well - even as a student ,athlete participated in the competition and takes pride of place. For example, in 1996 and 1997th years Abdihakem competed in the University Championships and managed to become a double champion.

In the year 2000 it became the third athlete in the Olympic qualifying competitions in running at a distance of 10 000 meters,but in the 2000 Olympics he took tenth place.

In 2001, the year of runner competed in the USA Outdoors, World Outdoor Champs, U.S. Winter XC Nationals, IAAF World XC Championships, Goodwill Games. In 2002, the year Abdihakem again participated in the USA Outdoors, as well as - in the USA Winter XC Champs, Gate River Run, Oracle U.S. Open.

2003rd and 2004-the first years were quite intense in the sport life Abdihakem Abdirahman. Special role played by the Summer Olympic Games in Athens 2004 years - despite the fact that at that time Olympian took fifteenth place, his athletic endeavors materialize.The following year the athlete was the first in the competition USA Outdoor Championships in running at a distance of 10 000 meters, and in the year 2006 - ranked fourth in the Chicago Marathon (Chicago Marathon), the fifth - in the Track Classic, tenth - in the London Grand Prix.

In 2007, the year Abdihakem Abdirahman participated in competitions USA Outdoor champion,World Outdoors, Hengelo and soon successfully passed qualifying tests predlilimpiyskie of 2008 and was included in the Olympic team.

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