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  • National Olympic Committee - Sudan

    National Olympic Committee - Sudan

    The Olympic Day. A runner receiving a ticket. If you wish to obtain these Images, please contact images@olympic.org
    Friday, June 24, 2011 1:00 PM | Photo
  • National Olympic Committee - Sudan

    National Olympic Committee - Sudan

    The Olympic Day. Walking of the young women.If you wish to obtain these Images, please contact images@olympic.org
    Sunday, June 26, 2011 1:00 PM | Photo
  • High jump performed by … Mohamed YOUNES IDRISS, 27, SUD

    High jump performed by … Mohamed YOUNES IDRISS, 27, SUD

    The athlete lives and trains in Cologne, Germany. He missed out on qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics after suffering a knee injury a few days before a qualifying competition. His sporting honours include winning a silver medal at the 2013 Arab Championships with a jump of 2.24 m; he also won gold at the 2011 African Games in Maputo with a jump of 2.25 m, a national record which he equalled in both 2012 and 2013 before beating it by a centimetre the following year. On 27 May 2015, he cleared 2.28 m at a meeting in Namur, thus qualifying for the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. He leaves Sudan in 2011 after being spotted by the IAAF. He was offered a scholarship to join a training center in Dakar where he improves his results. In 2013 he is spotted again by the IAAF, the Sudanese left Senegal to integrate the global center of high-level height in Cologne, Germany. The Flamengo Giant can be found at Avenida Rui Barbosa, 170 - Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22250-020
    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 6:18 PM | Photo
  • High jump performed by … Mohamed YOUNES IDRISS, 27, SUD

    High jump performed by … Mohamed YOUNES IDRISS, 27, SUD

    The athlete lives and trains in Cologne, Germany. He missed out on qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics after suffering a knee injury a few days before a qualifying competition. His sporting honours include winning a silver medal at the 2013 Arab Championships with a jump of 2.24 m; he also won gold at the 2011 African Games in Maputo with a jump of 2.25 m, a national record which he equalled in both 2012 and 2013 before beating it by a centimetre the following year. On 27 May 2015, he cleared 2.28 m at a meeting in Namur, thus qualifying for the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. He leaves Sudan in 2011 after being spotted by the IAAF. He was offered a scholarship to join a training center in Dakar where he improves his results. In 2013 he is spotted again by the IAAF, the Sudanese left Senegal to integrate the global center of high-level height in Cologne, Germany. The Flamengo Giant can be found at Avenida Rui Barbosa, 170 - Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22250-020
    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 1:10 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 15 Athletics Mens 800m Final

    Olympics Day 15 Athletics Mens 800m Final

    BEIJING - AUGUST 23: Wilfred Bungei (C) of Kenya wins ahead of Ismail Ahmed Ismail of Sudan and Yusuf Saad Kamel of Bahrain in the Men's 800m Final held at the National Stadium on Day 15 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 23, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Friday, August 22, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Ismail Ahmed Ismail of Sudan and Alfred Kirwa Yego of Kenya hug after the Men's 800m Semi Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinals

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinals

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Michael Rimmer of Great Britain, Abraham Kwemoi Chepkirwok of Uganda, Abubaker Kaki of Sudan, Boaz-Kiplagat Lalang of Kenya and Nabil Madi of Algeria compete in the Men's 800m Semi Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinal

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinal

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Yusuf Saad Kamel of Bahrain, Ismail Ahmed Ismail of Sudan and Alfred Kirwa Yego of Kenya compete in the Men's 800m Semi Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Paulo Amotun

    Paulo Amotun

    Paulo Amotun jostles for position during his heat of the men’s 1,500m. Amotun used to herd cattle for his family in southern Sudan until civil war forced them from their home. He is part of the Refugee Olympic Team.
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  • Rose Lokonyen

    Rose Lokonyen

    Rose Lokonyen competes in the heats of the women’s 800m. The 21-year-old used to run barefoot through the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, which has been her home for 13 years since she fled from southern Sudan. She only began running in shoes after she finished second in a 10km event that was held in the camp by the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation in 2015.
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