|Birth Day||December 28, 1962|
|Birth Place||Las Anod, Somalia|
|Age||58 YEARS OLD|
Middle distance Runner who competed in the Olympics and World Championships multiple times, mostly in the 800 and 1500 meters events.
He won the 1500 meters World Championship in 1987.
He was involved with many humanitarian organizations.
He and his wife raised a son, Ahmed, who also became a Runner.