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Young somali athletes from Sheffield

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We are really starting to churn out talented athletes now




Abdirisak Ahmed





Funding: World Class Talent

DOB: 30 December 1990

Born: Somalia

Lives: Sheffield

Club: City of Sheffield

Coach: Robert Creasey


National Championships


2007 England Athletics U20 5000m, 6th

2007 UK School Games 3000m, gold

2007 English Schools U17 3000m, gold

2006 UK School Games 3000m, silver


Personal Bests

1500m 3:59.81 (2007)

3000m 8:28.97 (2006)

5000m 15:19.28 (2007)


Career summary:

Amongst his many other talents, Abdirisak is able to speak Arabic and Somali

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Somalis can duz in lONG distane running. I remember during Cross Country- a whole group of SOmalis would always be at the start. No doubt qar baa dashay 1978, but wrote themselves as being born at 1987 :D . I use to be good at long distance running. icon_razz.gif


Well done to the ladz!

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Real nice, very bright young men. i hope they make it which ever they choose, I hoping we see them in the olympics 2012 and the PL.

That will be sweet.

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