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Salem Eid Yaqoob competing in the relay at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games

Yaqoob Salem Eid Yaqoob[1][2](Arabic: يعقوب سالم عيد يعقوب‎, born 1 March 1996) is a Bahraini sprinter. He holds the national record for 200m.

CareerEdit

Yaqoob competed at the 2015 Military World Games in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He reached the final of the 100m and the semi-final of the 200m.

Yaqoob competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, and reached the semi-finals of the 200 metres.[3] He holds the national record having run the 200m in 20.19 seconds.[4]

Personal bestsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "أبطال ألعاب القوى يهدون المملكة ميداليتين ذهبيتين بالألعاب الآسيوية". Al-Watan. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  2. ^ "أديدونغ تكسب ذهبية 200 متر وتتزعم سباقات السرعات في أسياد جاكرتا". Akhbar Al Khaleej. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Salem Eid Yaqoob". rio2016.com. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Aaron Brown qualifies for the 200m semifinals". olympics.cbc.ca. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Salem Eid Yaqoob". iaaf.org. International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  6. ^ Payne, Aidan (17 August 2016). "Bahrain's Yaqoob and Seurei advance". News of Bahrain. Retrieved 18 August 2016.