Name: Hassan Mead
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 5,000-meter
Height: 6-2
Weight: 145
DOB: 6/28/1991
Birthplace: Borama, Somalia
Hometown: Eugene , Ore.
High School: Minneapolis South High School (Minneapolis, Minn.) ‘06
College: University of Minnesota ‘12, Sports Management
Team/Club: Oregon Track Club
Coach(es): Mark Rowland
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 11th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 15th (10,000m)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015 (10,000m)
  • Top finish: 15th (10,000m) – 2015
Personal: Son of Yousuf Mead and Deka Sahal...Has one younger sister, Hana...Has been training with the Elite division of the Oregon Track Club since 2012...In 2014, set a personal-best time of 13:02.80 in the 5,000-meter, which ranked No. 10 all-time in the U.S. at that distance...Six-time NCAA All-American...Named 2009 Big Ten Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year.