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Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

February 26, 2017, No Comments on Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The other Mo making the media rounds Sunday is Canadian 26-year-old Mo Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ontario. The big news is his record-breaking run of 13:04.60 over 5,000-metres at Boston University, a banked 200-metre indoor track. In 2012 he told Athletics Illustrated, “Every athlete would love to keep making »

An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

August 21, 2016, No Comments on An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Today was an emotional day for Canadians. Toronto’s Mohammed Ahmed, the national record holder in the 5,000-metre event made the Olympic final. Today he raced and acquitted himself well. He was in contention for a medal with less than 100-metres to go; however, he was jostled by an Ethiopian »

Ahmed and Seccafien win 5,000-metre championships

Ahmed and Seccafien win 5,000-metre championships

July 8, 2016, No Comments on Ahmed and Seccafien win 5,000-metre championships

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  The main events during day one of the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships featured the women’s and men’s 5,000-metre distance races. With several of Canada’s best distance runners entered into both races, it was intriguing to see if any up and coming talent would push the established »

Watch Mo Ahmed race 13:01.74 Canadian 5,000m record

Watch Mo Ahmed race 13:01.74 Canadian 5,000m record

May 31, 2016, 1 Comment on Watch Mo Ahmed race 13:01.74 Canadian 5,000m record

Unfortunately there may have been a copyright infringement between the YouTube channel owner who posted this video and the broadcaster. Video has been removed from YouTube. If another video of Ahmed running the 2016 Prefontaine Classic is found, it will be posted here. »

Who is Mo Ahmed?

Who is Mo Ahmed?

May 29, 2016, 3 Comments on Who is Mo Ahmed?

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated St. Catharine, Ontario native Mo Ahmed has long been running in the shadow – at least within the Canadian media’s view – of Vancouver Island’s Cam Levins. They both run for Nike, albeit in two different camps, they each own a Canadian record; Ahmed’s is in the 5,000-metres »

Mohammed Ahmed takes well travelled route in setting national 5,000-metre record

Mohammed Ahmed takes well travelled route in setting national 5,000-metre record

September 12, 2015, No Comments on Mohammed Ahmed takes well travelled route in setting national 5,000-metre record

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Following the well travelled route from the Wisconsin Badgers to the Bowerman Track Club to a national record, St. Catharines, Ontario native Mohammed Ahmed today brought down the Canadian record in the 5,000-metre distance by running to a 13:10.00 performance at the final Diamond League meet of the »

Cam Levins and Mo Ahmed: Two classy athletes.

Cam Levins and Mo Ahmed: Two classy athletes.

July 3, 2015, No Comments on Cam Levins and Mo Ahmed: Two classy athletes.

Here are two classy, world-class athletes. The first image is from the 2012 Canadian Cross Country Championships, where Mohammed Ahmed is tying Cameron Levins’s shoe for him during a course preview. The second photo is from today, moments before their national championships 5,000m race and what is Levins doing? On his hands and knees assisting »

Mohammed Ahmed records best ever Canadian finish in 10,000m; Damian Warner in 4th; Aaron Brown and Gavin Smellie advance to 100m semis

Mohammed Ahmed records best ever Canadian finish in 10,000m; Damian Warner in 4th; Aaron Brown and Gavin Smellie advance to 100m semis

August 11, 2013, 2 Comments on Mohammed Ahmed records best ever Canadian finish in 10,000m; Damian Warner in 4th; Aaron Brown and Gavin Smellie advance to 100m semis

Athletics Canada Moscow – A number of Canadian athletes recorded strong performances on the first day of competition at the 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championship in Athletics. Today’s Canadian highlights in Moscow, Russia include a best ever finish by a Canadian at the World Championships by St. Catharines, Ont., Mohammed Ahmed.  »

Mo Ahmed Interview – Canadian Cross Country Championships

Mo Ahmed Interview – Canadian Cross Country Championships

November 27, 2012, 1 Comment on Mo Ahmed Interview – Canadian Cross Country Championships

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Upset in the Making? Mo Ahmed Looks to Run Aggressively at National Cross.

Upset in the Making? Mo Ahmed Looks to Run Aggressively at National Cross.

November 19, 2012, 1 Comment on Upset in the Making? Mo Ahmed Looks to Run Aggressively at National Cross.

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Mohammed (Mo) Ahmed of St. Catherines, Ontario is a distance runner who has run 10,000m as fast as 27 minutes and 34 seconds, the third fastest in Canadian history behind number two Cameron Levins, with his 27:27 and Simon Bairu’s 27:23. His talent however, may be overshadowed by »