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Abdi Bile

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Abdi Bile (Somali: Cabdi Bile Cabdi, Arabic: عبد بلي عبد; born 28 December 1962) is a former middle distance runner. He holds the highest number of national records in athletics in Somalia across various disciplines. He is currently Somalia's national record holder in nine athletic disciplines, and is thus far Somalia's most decorated athlete in history.In 1987, he became world champion in the 1500 metres, the first Somali to do so. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdi Bile has received more than 117,391 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Abdi Bile is the 2,019th most popular athlete (down from 1,322nd in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Somalia (down from 31st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Somali Athlete.

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  • 22

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  • 3.64

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  • 3.20

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Among athletes, Abdi Bile ranks 2,019 out of 3,059Before him are Felix Gottwald, Donald Thomas, Hadi Saei, Richard Chelimo, Balázs Kiss, and Anne Elvebakk. After him are Lucyna Langer, Vladimir Krylov, Björn Ferry, Jin Jong-oh, Mark McKoy, and Stéphane Diagana.

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Among people born in 1962, Abdi Bile ranks 661Before him are Bengt Baron, Poonam Dhillon, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Joe Lara, José M. Hernández, and Salvatore Antibo. After him are Lee Kyung-keun, Jonas Bergqvist, Harland Williams, Kurt Meier, Trajko Veljanovski, and Natalya Bochina.

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In Somalia

Among people born in Somalia, Abdi Bile ranks 40 out of 50Before him are Mohamed Osman Jawari (1945), Barkhad Abdi (1985), Hawa Abdi (1947), Aden Madobe (1956), Abdirizak Haji Hussein (1924), and Ilhan Omar (1982). After him are Abdiweli Gaas (1967), Mohamed Suleiman (1969), Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed (1958), Samia Yusuf Omar (1991), Fartuun Adan (1969), and Leyla Hussein (1980).

Among ATHLETES In Somalia

Among athletes born in Somalia, Abdi Bile ranks 2Before him are Mo Farah (1983). After him are Mohamed Suleiman (1969), Samia Yusuf Omar (1991), and Mohammed Ahmed (1991).