Mohamed Saad (swimmer)

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Mohamed Saad
Personal information
Nationality  Yemen
Born (1981-01-12) 12 January 1981 (age 33)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Mohamed Saad (Arabic: محمد سعد‎; born January 12, 1981) is a retired Yemeni swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events.[1] Saad qualified for the men's 50 m freestyle at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by receiving a Universality place from FINA in an entry time of 29.82.[2] He challenged seven other swimmers in heat two, including 15-year-old Malique Williams of Antigua and Barbuda. He raced to fifth place in 29.97, just 0.15 of a second off his entry time. Saad failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed eightieth overall out of 86 swimmers in the preliminaries.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohamed Saad". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 50m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 2)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 2". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 20 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Stephen (19 August 2004). "Men’s 50 Freestyle Prelims Day 6: Hall Splashes a Hot 22.04, Fastest Qualifier; Lezak Makes This One but Popov, Hoogie Bow Out". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2013.