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 Meet Abdullahi Ahmed

Abdullahi Ahmed, a student at the Marshall ABE, was a participant in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles representing Somalia.  He participated in the 42 kilometer Marathon completing it in 2 Hours and 15 minutes.  He also has participated in many other marathon events including the 1988 Los Angeles Marathon, and the World Cup Marathon in Hiroshima, Japan.  He shared his memorabilia with the students and staff at the Marshall ABE.  Below are some of the awards and memorabilia from his events.

 

Abdullahi displays medals he won for participating in the 1984 Olympics, the 1988 Los Angeles Marathon, and the World Cup Marathon.

The Certificate of Participation received in
the 1984 Olympics.

 

A clipping from a magazine showing Abdullahi completing the marathon.

Abdullahi displays one of the qualifying number tags he wore in a marathon.

 

   

An identification card from the 1985 World Cup in Hiroshima, Japan.

The National Olympic Committee Of Somalia
identification card.

 

   

A clipping from a magazine showing the packed stadium at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.

Abdullahi wearing his Olympic identification tag,

 

 


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