Abdi Guleed
Abdi Guleed

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

High School:
Nordstrand vgs

Event:
Sprints/Mid-distance


Two-Time All-C-USA Performer

2011 Outdoor
Competed three times in the 800m run during outdoor season... Season-best 1:54.13 mark came at the Arkansas Twilight, where he finished 19th as the only Tiger competitor.

2011 Indoor
Had three top-five finishes as a sophomore, two in the 800m run and one in the mile run... Won the 800m at the Hoosier Hills with a 1:56.57 mark... Was third at the EIU Mega Meet with a 4:30.11 mile run...Recorded a personal-best 4:28.57 mile run at the McCravy Memorial, where he finished 46th... Capped off season with a personal-best 1:55.36 in the 800m run at the C-USA Indoor Championships, where he finished fifth.

2010 Outdoor
800m debut came at the LSU Relays, where he was runner-up with a 1:52.90 mark...season-best 1:51.23 mark came at the John McDonnell, where he was fifth after a 1:51.23 run...Earned all-conference honors for his 1:53.38 run at the C-USA Championships, where he finished fourth.

2010 Indoor
Earned a third-place finish in the 800m run at the SIU McDonald's Invite...Season-best 1:55.61 800m run came at the Last Chance, where he finished seventh.

Prior to Memphis
Ran the 800m for the Norwegian Track and Field Athletic Club...Improved personal-best times from 2:16 to 1:54 after training with coach Jama Aden at the Bislet Games in 2007...His personal-best 800m time currently stands at 1:50 after training with Aden for two years.

Personal
Son of Amina Omar and Mohamed Guleed...Birthday is Aug. 1.

Guleed's Best Indoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date
400m Dash 51.47s ASU Invitational 1/24/10
800m Run 1:55.36s C-USA Championships 2/26/11
Guleed's Best Outdoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date
800m Run 1:51.23s John McDonnell 4/10/10
1500m Run 4:08.00s Joey Haines Memorial 4/310
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