Abdi Bile

Abdi Bile (Somali: Cabdi Bille Cabdi, Arabic: عبد الله بلي عبد الله‎; born 28 December 1962) is a former middle distance runner who holds multiple Somali national records for various athletics disciplines. In 1987, he became world champion in the 1500 metres, the first Somali to do so. In 1996 he represented Somalia at the 1996 Summer Olympics for the 1500 meters. His brother, Jama Bile, ran competitively for Northern Arizona University. His son Ahmed Bile runs for Georgetown University. ... more on Wikipedia

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