Bashir Abdi

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Bashir Abdi
2018 European Athletics Championships Day 2 (22).jpg
Personal information
NationalityBelgian
Born (1989-02-10) 10 February 1989 (age 30)
Mogadishu, Somalia
Sport
SportRunning
Event(s)1500 m, 3000 m, 5000 m, 10,000 m
TeamNN Running Team

Bashir Abdi (born 10 February 1989 in Mogadishu) is a Somali-Belgian athlete who specialises in cross-country and middle and long-distance track running. He entered the 10,000m 2014 European athletics championships with the European leading time set on the 4th of May.[1][2][3] In May 2015 Abdi qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4]

In August 2018 Abdi won silver in the 10,000 meters at the 2018 European Athletics Championships.[5]

Cross-country running[edit]

  • 2011: (bronze) Belgian cross-country championship
  • 2012: (gold) Belgian cross-country championship
  • 2013: (silver) Belgian cross-country championship (10.075 m) - 32.27
  • 2013: (gold) Sylvestercross (10.400 m), Soest - 35.02

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor
Event Time Date Place
1500 m 3:36.55 5 July 2014 Oordegem
3000 m 7:40.44 24 July 2015 London
5000 m 13:04.91 31 August 2018 Brussels
10,000 m 27:36.40 4 May 2014 Palo Alto

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Metrotime.be. Archived from the original on 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2014-08-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Altius.com. Archived from the original on 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2014-08-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20140817_01220728
  4. ^ "Abdi loopt olympische limiet 10.000 meter". Sporza.be (in Dutch). 2015-05-03. Retrieved 2015-05-04.
  5. ^ Abdi bezorgt België eerste eremetaal op EK atletiek! - Tranen bij Renée Eykens na val - Drie op drie voor broers Borlée op 400m

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