Adnan Taess

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Adnan Taess Akkar
Adnan Taess 2017.jpg
Adnan Taess in 2017
Personal information
Full nameAdnan Taess Akkar Al-Mntfage
NationalityIraq Iraqi
Born (1980-03-24) 24 March 1980 (age 39)
Wasit, Iraq
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Country Iraq
SportAthletics
Event(s)800 metres
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2012 London (R1)

Adnan Taess Akkar Al-Mntfage (Arabic: عــدنان طعيس عكار المنتف;born 24 March 1980 in Wasit) is an Iraqi middle-distance runner.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 800 metres.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2004 Asian Indoor Championships Tehran, Iran 5th 1500 m 3:59.46
11th 3000 m 9:03.36
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 5th 800 m 1:49.14
7th 1500 m 3:51.50
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.34
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 6th 800 m 1:47.09
2nd 1500 m 3:44.57
2006 Asian Indoor Championships Pattaya, Thailand 9th 1500 m 4:02.36
2009 Asian Indoor Games Hanoi, Vietnam 3rd 800 m 1:49.59 (iNR)
1500 m DNF
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 3rd 800 m 1:49.00
7th 1500 m 3:49.84
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 2nd 800 m 1:45.88 (NR)
10th 1500 m 3:50.83
2011 Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 3rd 800 m 1:47.18
1500 m DNF
2012 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 2nd 800 m 1:49.42 (iNR)
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 31st (h) 800 m 1:47.83
2013 Arab Championships Doha, Qatar 7th 800 m 1:50.30
11th 1500 m 3:51.18
Asian Championships Pune, India 15th (h) 800 m 1:55.30
Islamic Solidarity Games Palembang, Indonesia 7th 1500 m 3:43.03
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 1st 800 m 1:47.48
3rd 1500 m 3:42.50
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 43rd (h) 800 m 1:54.44
2016 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 1500 m DNF
2017 Asian Championships Bhubaneswar, India 4th 1500 m 3:49.03
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 3rd 1500 m 3:50.98
2018 Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 7th 1500 m 3:49.02

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Adnan Taess". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.