Mukhlid Al-Otaibi

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Mukhlid Al-Otaibi
Moukheld Al-Outaibi.jpg
Al-Otaibi at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born (1976-06-20) June 20, 1976 (age 40)
Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
Sport
Country  Saudi Arabia
Sport Track
Event(s) 1500 metres, 5000 metres, 10,000 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1500 metres: 3:38.21[1]
5000 metres: 12:58.58[1]
10,000 metres: 27:31.61[1]

Mukhlid Mahil Al-Otaibi (Arabic: مخلد ماهل العتيبي‎‎; born 20 June 1976), occasionally spelled as Moukhled Al Outaibi, is a Saudi Arabian long-distance runner who specializes in long-distance track and road running events.[2] He represented his country at threeSummer Olympics, in 2008, 2012, and 2016. He was the oldest member of Saudi Arabia's 2016 Olympic team.[3]

Running career[edit]

Al-Otaibi finished second overall in the 5000 metres at the 1999 Asian Junior Athletics Championships. He ran at his first Olympic competition when he raced in the men's 5000 metres at the 2008 Summer Olympics. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he ran both the 5000 metres and the 10,000 metres. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he ran in the men's 5000 metres.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Saudi Arabia
1999 Asian Junior Championships Singapore 2nd 5000 m 14:46.89
1st 10,000 m 30:11.05
2000 Asian Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 10,000 m DNF
2002 West Asian Games Kuwait City, Kuwait 2nd 5000 m 14:08.84
Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 4th 5000 m 14:21.36
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 5000 m 13:41.48
1st 10000 m 28:41.89
2003 World Championships Paris, France 14th 5000 m 13:38.92
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 2nd 10,000 m 28:41.81
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 5000 m 13:35.29
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 2nd 10,000 m 29:04.85
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 8th 3000 m 7:52.91
2007 Pan Arab Games Cairo, Egypt 3rd 10,000 m 29:29.74
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 18th (h) 5000 m 13:47.00
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 4th 5000 m 28:22.13
2011 Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 4th 5000 m 13:46.62
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 23rd (h) 5000 m 13:31.47
17th 10,000 m 28:07.25
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 41st (h) 5000 m 14:18.48

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c All-Athletics. "Profile of Moukheld Al-Outaibi". 
  2. ^ Moukheld Al-Outaibi. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2013-11-02.
  3. ^ "Saudi Arabia". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-06. 

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