Name: Abdi Abdirahman
Height: 5’11” Weight:
Weight: 130 Current Residence:
DOB: 1/1/1977
Birthplace: Somalia
Hometown: Mammoth Lakes
College: Pima Community College ’97; University of Arizona ‘01, Retail and Consumer Study
Olympic Experience
  • 2000 Olympic Games, 10th in 10,000m
  • 2004 Olympic Games 15th in 10,000m
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 15th in 10,000m
  • 2012 Olympic Games, Did not finish Marathon
Other Career Highlights
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, 3rd (marathon)
  • Four-time national 10,00-meter champion (2001, 2005, 2007, 2008)
  • Two-time national 10,000-meter runner-up (2002, 2004)
  • 2012 Road Runners Club of America Distance Running Hall of Fame inductee
  • Two-time 1998 Pac-10 Champion (5,000-meter, 10,000-meter)
  • 2000 Olympic Games, 10th in 10,000m
  • 2004 Olympic Games 15th in 10,000m
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 15th in 10,000m
  • 2012 Olympic Games, Did not finish Marathon
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, 3rd (marathon)
  • Four-time national 10,00-meter champion (2001, 2005, 2007, 2008)
  • Two-time national 10,000-meter runner-up (2002, 2004)
  • 2012 Road Runners Club of America Distance Running Hall of Fame inductee
  • Two-time 1998 Pac-10 Champion (5,000-meter, 10,000-meter)
  • Olympic Experience: 2000 Olympic Games, 10th in 10,000m
  • Olympic Experience: 2004 Olympic Games 15th in 10,000m
  • Olympic Experience: 2008 Olympic Games, 15th in 10,000m
  • Olympic Experience: 2012 Olympic Games, Did not finish Marathon
Personal: Fun Facts: Son of Mahamed Aabdirahman and Halima Ahmed Handule...Fun Facts: His full given name is Abdihakim...Fun Facts: Nicknamed the Black Cactus...Fun Facts: Became a U.S. citizen on Jan. 28, 2000....Fun Facts: Son of Mahamed Aabdirahman and Halima Ahmed Handule...Fun Facts: His full given name is Abdihakim...Fun Facts: Nicknamed the Black Cactus...Fun Facts: Became a U.S. citizen on Jan. 28, 2000.