Al-Salhi at the Lappeenranta Games in Finland (2010)
March 22, 1985 |
Saudi Arabia (2002-present)
|Event(s)||400 metres, 800 metres|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||400 metres: 45.75
800 metres: 1:43.66
Mohammed Obeid Al-Salhi (Arabic: محمد الصالحي, born May 11, 1986) under the name Kosgei in Kenya changed his nationality in 2002 and is now a Saudi Arabian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres.
He then finished fourth at the 2005 Asian Championships, eighth at the 2007 World Championships and fifth at the 2007 World Athletics Final. He took the silver medal in the 800 m behind Abubaker Kaki, as well as the 4 × 400 m relay gold, at the 2007 Pan Arab Games in Cairo. On May 8, 2009, he ran his personal best time in the 800 metres in a time of 1:43.66 minutes, achieved in Doha.
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