Ihab Abdelrahman

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Ihab Abdelrahman
2016-06 Abdelrahman 03 Bislett.jpg
Abdelrahman at the 2016 Bislett Games
Personal information
Born (1989-05-01) 1 May 1989 (age 28)
El Sharqia Governorate, Egypt
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)[1]
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Sport
Country  Egypt
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Javelin throw
Coached by Petteri Piironen[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) NR 89.21 m (2014)
Updated on 26 August 2015.

Ihab El Sayed Abdelrahman (born 1 May 1989) is an Egyptian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. His personal best of 89.21 m is the Egyptian record. El Sayed splits his time between Kuortane, Finland, where his coach Petteri Piironen is based, and Cairo, where he is a student.[2][3] In 2016, he tested positive for a banned substance, and was banned from the 2016 Olympics.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Egypt
2007 African Junior Championships Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 3rd 65.63 m
Pan Arab Games Cairo, Egypt 2nd 71.15 m
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nd 76.20 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 5th 74.47 m
Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 12th 68.43 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 1st 77.33 m
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st 78.02 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 14th (q) 67.96 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 35th (q) 71.99 m
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 5th 69.94 m
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 1st 78.66 m
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 5th 67.82 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 29th (q) 77.35 m
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 2nd 82.45 m
Universiade Kazan, Russia 12th 73.42 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 7th 80.94 m
2014 African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 2nd 83.59 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 2nd 88.99 m
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st 85.37 m

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 2007 – 71.15
  • 2008 – 76.20
  • 2009 – 78.44
  • 2010 – 81.84
  • 2011 – 78.83
  • 2012 – 82.25
  • 2013 – 83.62
  • 2014 – 89.21 AR
  • 2015 – 88.99

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External links[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Marius Corbett
Men's Javelin African Record Holder
18 May 2014 – 7 June 2015
Succeeded by
Julius Yego