Ali Al-Zinkawi

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Ali Al-Zinkawi
Personal information
Born (1984-02-27) February 27, 1984 (age 33)
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 110 kg (240 lb)
Country  Kuwait
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Updated on 14 August 2012.

Ali Mohamed Al-Zinkawi (born 27 February 1984) is a male hammer thrower from Kuwait.[1] His personal best throw is 79.74 metres, achieved in September 2009 in Celje. He is the son of Mohammed Al-Zinkawi, a three-time Asian gold medallist in the shot put.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kuwait
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 6th Hammer throw (5 kg) 72.91 m
2002 West Asian Games Kuwait City, Kuwait 2nd Hammer throw 66.01 m
World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 2nd Hammer throw (6 kg) 73.69 m
Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 6th Hammer throw 63.45 m
Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 1st Hammer throw (6 kg) 74.93 m
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st Hammer throw 70.62 m
2004 Pan Arab Games Algiers, Algeria 1st Hammer throw 72.22 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 30th (q) Hammer throw 71.06 m
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 2nd Hammer throw 71.36 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 19th (q) Hammer throw 72.28 m
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 1st Hammer throw 71.74 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd Hammer throw 73.14 m
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 1st Hammer throw 75.71 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 12th Hammer throw 76.04 m
Pan Arab Games Cairo, Egypt 2nd Hammer throw 74.02 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 20th (q) Hammer throw 73.62 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 13th (q) Hammer throw 75.10 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 8th Hammer throw 73.61 m
2010 Continental Cup Split, Croatia 3rd Hammer throw 76.73 m
Asian Games Guangzhou, China 4th Hammer throw 68.65 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th (q) Hammer throw 75.35 m
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 1st Hammer throw 73.29 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 18th (q) Hammer throw 73.40 m
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 2nd Hammer throw 74.70 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 4th Hammer throw 72.88 m


  1. ^ Ali Al-Zinkawi profile at IAAF