Mohammed Shaween

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Mohammed Shaween
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Saudi Arabia
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou 1500 m

Mohammed Othman Shaween (born 15 February 1986[1] in Jeddah) is a Saudi Arabian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres.

He finished eighth at the 2005 Asian Championships (in 800 m), sixth at the 2006 Asian Games and won the gold medal at the 2007 Asian Championships. He also competed in the 1500 metres at the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without progressing to the second round. He won the Gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games.

Personal bests[edit]


In November 2013 the Saudi Arabia Anti-Doping Committee announced that Shaween had received a three-year ban from the sport for doping after his biological passport had showed abnormalities.[2] The ban ends 12 February 2016.[3]


Mohammed Shaween at IAAF

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Mohammed Shaween". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
  2. ^ "2 Saudi athletes banned for doping offenses". Yahoo Sports. 22 November 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  3. ^ "List of athletes currently serving a period of ineligibility as a result of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under IAAF Rules as at: 28.07.14". IAAF. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 31 July 2014.