Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed (Arabic: جمال عبد المجي عيسى محمد; born 25 August 1993) is a Sudanese-born runner competing internationally over 5,000 and 10,000 metres. Mohammed was one of 29 athletes across 12 disciplines who representing the refugee Olympic team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
|National team|| ART |
Refugee Olympic Team (ROT)
|Born||25 August 1993|
Barde, Wasat Darfur, Sudan
|Event(s)||3000 metres, 5000 metres, 10,000 metres|
|Club||Alley Runners Club|
|Coached by||Yuval Carmi|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best||3000 m: 7:56.41 (Birmingham 2023)
5000 m: 13:40.19 (Vienna 2023)10,000 m: 28:09.80 (Tel Aviv 2022)
In 2003, when he was 10 years old, members of the Janjaweed militia came to burn down his village and killed 97 people, including his father. In 2010 he fled the violence in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region aged 17, and Mohammed spent three days crossing the Sinai Desert from Egypt to Israel on foot, where he was eventually granted refugee protection. He found employment in Tel-Aviv and joined a running club, The Alley Runners in 2014. He finished 40th in his European Cross Country Champion Clubs Cup debut in 2017, 30th in 2018, and 22nd in the 2019 edition on 3 February in Albufeira, Portugal.
|2019||World Cross Country Championships||Aarhus, Denmark||85th||10k cross||35:09|
|World Championships||Doha, Qatar||32nd (h)||5000 m||14:15.32|
|2021||European 10,000m Cup||Birmingham, Great Britain||25th||10,000 m||28:52.64|
|Olympic Games||Tokyo, Japan||23rd (h)||5000 m||13.42.98|
|2022||World Championships||Eugene, United States||36th (h)||5000 m||14:02.79|
|European Championships||Munich, Germany||–||10,000 m||DNF|
See also edit
- "Olympedia – Jamal Abdelmaji". www.olympedia.org. Retrieved 20 October 2023.
- "Jamal Abdelmaji EISA MOHAMMED | Profile". worldathletics.org.
- "Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed joins the IOC Refugee Olympic Team". Olympics.com.[permanent dead link]
- Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed at World Athletics
- Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed at Olympics.com
- Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed at Olympedia
- jamal abdelmaji https://www.facebook.com/jamalabdelmaji on Facebook