Daham Najim Bashir

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Daham Najim Bashir
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Qatar
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Doha 1500 metres

Daham Najim Bashir (Arabic: دهام نجم بشير‎; born David Nyaga on 8 November 1979)[1] is a Kenyan-born middle-distance runner now representing Qatar.

At the 2005 Bislett Games he set a new Asian record over one mile with 3:47.97 minutes. In 2006 he won a silver medal in 1500 metres at the 2006 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships before taking the gold medal at that distance at the 2006 Asian Games. He represented Qatar at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics and the 2008 Summer Olympics, finishing tenth both times.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Daham Najim Bashir". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 

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