Mohammed Al-Khuwalidi

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Mohamed Salman Al-Khuwalidi (born 19 June 1981) is a Saudi Arabian long jumper. His personal best is 8.48 metres, achieved in July 2006 in Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France. This is also the current Asian record.[1]

At the global level, he competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2010 Asian Games, won bronze medals at the IAAF World Cup and IAAF World Indoor Championships, and represented Saudi Arabia at the World Championships in Athletics in 2007 and 2009. He is a three-time Asian champion, having won at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in 2004 and 2008, as well as the 2007 Asian Athletics Championships.

He is coached by Messaoud Bouhouche.[2]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Saudi Arabia
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka NM
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 9th 7.63 m
2004 Asian Indoor Championships Tehran, Iran 1st 7.94 m
World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 14th (q) 7.80 m
Pan Arab Games Algiers, Algeria 2nd 7.79 m
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 1st 8.44 m
2006 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 8.34 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 3rd 8.11 m
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 1st 8.16 m (w)
World Championships Osaka, Japan 18th (q) 7.85 m
Pan Arab Games Cairo, Egypt 1st 8.19 m
2008 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 8.24 m (iAR)
World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd 8.01 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 14th (q) 7.93 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 36th (q) 7.66 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 11th 6.78 m
2016 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 8th 7.52 m

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