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Omar Ahmed Abdelkader (born December 29, 1979) is an amateur boxer from Kenya, who is also known as Omar Ahmed, Ahmed Abdelkader, or Ahmed Rajab Omari. He is best known for winning the gold medal in the men's heavyweight division (– 91 kg) at the 1995 All-Africa Games in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Omar Ahmed
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Full nameOmar Ahmed Abdelkader
BornDecember 29, 1979 (1979-12-29) (age 39)

Ahmed represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, being the youngest member (16 years, 205 days) of the Kenyan Olympic Team. There he was defeated in the second round by David Defiagbon from Canada. Omar also won a Gold Medal in the Men's Heavyweight Division at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia.[1][2]


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  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ahmed Rajab Omari". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 January 2019.

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