Ahmad Hazer

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Ahmad Hazer
Personal information
Born (1989-09-04) 4 September 1989 (age 26)
Beirut, Lebanon
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Country  Lebanon
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 110 metres hurdles

Ahmad Hazer (born 4 September 1989 in Beirut) is a Lebanese hurdler.

He competed in the 60 m indoor hurdles at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships with a time of 8.36 s[1] and in the 110 meter hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2] Hazer is the greatest Lebanese sprinter ever in history so far,[3] he holds several Lebanese records, including the 110 m hurdles and 300 m.[4] In 2013, he was banned for doping.[5] He was the first Lebanese athlete to run sub 14s over 110m hurdles.[6]

Early Life[edit]

Hazer grew up in Beirut city the capital of Lebanon. He has two brothers and a sister. He started his career at the age of 17 after switching from basket ball.

Doping sanction[edit]

Hazer tested positive for the anabolic steroid Metenolone in an out-of-competition control 11 June 2013 and was subsequently handed a two-year ban from the sport.[7]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Lebanon
2008 Asian Junior Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 13th (h) 110 m hurdles (99 cm) 14.70
15th (h) 400 m hurdles (91.4 cm) 57.29
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 54th (h) 110 m hurdles (99 cm) 14.75
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 110 m hurdles DNF
World Championships Berlin, Germany 44th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.74
Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 6th 110 m hurdles 14.38
7th 4x400 m relay 3:15.73
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 12th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.84
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 27th (h) 60 m hurdles 8.36 (iNR)
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 10th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.25
Universiade Shenzhen, China 48th (h) 100 m 11.01
22nd (sf) 110 m hurdles 14.46
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 31st (h) 110 m hurdles 14.42
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 7th 110 m hurdles 14.70
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 45th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.82
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 5th 110 m hurdles 14.13
Asian Championships Pune, India 10th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.13
Universiade Kazan, Russia 14th (h) 110 m hurdles 14.11


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