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Ashraf Saber (born 2 April 1973 in Rome) is an Italian athlete who competes in the 400 metres and 400 metres hurdles.

Ashraf Saber
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1973-04-02) 2 April 1973 (age 46)
Rome, Italy
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 metres
400 metres hurdles
ClubG.S. Fiamme Gialle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m: 45.05 (1993)
  • 400 m hs: 49.09 (1993)

BiographyEdit

He was born to an Egyptian father and an Italian mother (although she was born in Egypt).[1] He won seven medals (five at senior level), at the International athletics competitions, five of these with national relays team.[2]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Italy
1991 European Junior Championships Thessaloniki, Greece 2nd 400m hurdles 51.21
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 1st 400m hurdles 50.02
8th 4×400m relay 3:11.33
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 29th (h) 400m hurdles 50.87
4th 4x400m relay 3:03.46
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd 4x400m relay 3:09.12
Military World Games Rome, Italy 3rd 4x400m relay 3:05.58
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 3rd 400m 46.86
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 8th 4x400 m relay 3:01.52  
Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:03.08
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 2nd 400m 45.99 NR
World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 5th 400m 46.54

National titlesEdit

Ashraf Saber has won 5 times the individual national championship.[3][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ashraf Saber. Nubiano di Roma" (in Italian). Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  3. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2012.
  4. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 1 December 2012.

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