Alia Saeed Mohammed

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Alia Saeed Mohammed
Silver Medalist Alia Mohammed Of UAE.jpg
Personal information
Birth name Medina Kadir
Nationality UAE
Born 18 May 1991 (1991-05-18) (age 26)
Ethiopia
Occupation athlete

Alia Saeed Mohammed (born Medina Kadir on 18 May 1991 in Ethiopia) is a long-distance runner who competes for the United Arab Emirates.[1] She switched allegiance from her native Ethiopia in 2010. She was the 10,000 metres gold medallist at the 2014 Asian Games and the 2015 Asian Athletics Championships. She took the Silver at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ethiopia
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 32nd (h) 800 m 2:13.77
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 29th (h) 800 m 2:10.15
Representing the  United Arab Emirates
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 4th 5000 m 15:52.07
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 20th (h) 5000 m 16:10.37
Arab Championships Al Ain, United Arab Emirates 2nd 5000 m 4:22.48
2nd 5000 m 16:10.67
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 1st 5000 m 16:11.54
2012 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 8th 1500 m 4:28.32
4th 3000 m 9:01.03
World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 12th 3000 m 9:15.74
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 4th 5000 m 15:45.55
2nd 10,000 m 32:39.39
2014 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 3rd 3000 m 8:56.78
World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 12th 3000 m 9:21.23
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 6th 5000 m 15:30.46
1st 10,000 m 31:51.86
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 2nd 5000 m 15:28.74
1st 10,000 m 32:39.39 CR
World Championships Beijing, China 10,000 m DNF
2016 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd 3000 m 8:48.62
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 23rd 10,000 m 31:56.74
2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Baku, Azerbaijan 4th 5000 m 15:00.45
3rd 10,000 m 31:49.01
Asian Championships Bhubaneswar, India 2nd 5000 m 15:59.95
10,000 m DNF

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

Indoor

References[edit]