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Suwaibou Sanneh (born 30 October 1990) is a Gambian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He was born in Brikama.[1] He set a personal best and national record time in 10.16 seconds, during the Twilight Series Meet #3 on 30 May 2013 in New York City.[2]

Suwaibou Sanneh
Personal information
Born (1990-10-30) 30 October 1990 (age 27)
Soma
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
Country  Gambia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m: 10.16 s
Updated on 8 August 2012.

He reached the semi-final at the 2008 World Junior Championships and competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without progressing to the second round. Finishing fifth in his heat with a time of 10.52 seconds.[1]

Sanneh competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 100m event and set a new Gambian record in the event with 10.21, managing to advance to the semifinals, where he again set the national Men's 100m record with 10.18, before being eliminated.

ReferencesEdit

Suwaibou Sanneh profile at IAAF

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Suwaibou Sanneh, beijing2008.cn, ret: 25 Aug 2008
  2. ^ "Twilight Series #3 Results". USATF. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2013.