Mohamed Abdellah

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Mohamed Abdellah
Personal information
Nationality  Egypt
Born (1968-03-07) 7 March 1968 (age 49)
Asyut, Egypt
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air rifle (AR40)
50 m rifle prone (FR60PR)
50 m rifle 3 positions (STR3X20)
Club Cairo Army Shooting Club[1]
Coached by Ahmed Rached[1]

Mohamed Abdellah (Arabic: محمد عبدالله‎; born March 7, 1968 in Asyut) is an Egyptian sport shooter.[2] He is a two-time Olympian, and an eight-time medalist (five golds and three silver) in men's small-bore and air rifle at the African Shooting Championships.[1]

At age thirty-six, Abdellah made his official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he placed twenty-fourth in the men's 10 m air rifle, with a score of 590 points, tying his position with four other shooters, including Russia's Artem Khadjibekov, and Ukraine's Jury Sukhorukov.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Abdellah competed for the second time in the men's 10 m air rifle, he finished only in forty-third place by three points behind Kazakhstan's Yuriy Yurkov from the final attempt, for a total score of 586 targets.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ISSF Profile – Mohamed Abdellah". ISSF. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mohamed Abdellah". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's 10m Air Rifle Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 

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