Khalid Kamal Yaseen

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Khalid Kamal Yaseen (born 10 October 1982) is a Bahraini long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon.

He was born in Kenya as Peter Ndegwa, but changed name and nationality in 2005.[1] He won the silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games.[citation needed] He finished 29th at the 2007 World Championships, 39th at the 2008 World Cross Country Championships and 40th at the 2007 World Championships.[2] He won the Madrid Marathon in 2009.[3]

His personal best times are 28:10.89 minutes in the 10,000 metres, achieved in June 2006 in Neerpelt; 1:02:35 hours in the half marathon, achieved in April 2005 in Manama; and 2:11:43 hours in the marathon, achieved in May 2008 in Düsseldorf.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Bahrain
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd Marathon 2:15:36
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 29th Marathon 2:26:32
Pan Arab Games Cairo, Egypt 5th Half marathon 1:05.33
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 40th Marathon 2:20:11
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 5th Marathon 2:15:52
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea Marathon DNF
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 2nd Half marathon 1:04:31

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valiente, Emeterio (26 April 2009). "Yaseen and Sizmaz are successful at Madrid Marathon". IAAF. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Khalid Kamal Yaseen profile at IAAF
  3. ^ Valiente, Emeterio (2009-04-26). Yaseen and Sizmaz are successful at Madrid Marathon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-04-29.