Sudanese Olympian who competed in the 400 meters event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but did not advance to the semifinals.
He was born in Khartoum and moved to Nyala, Darfur.
He is also known for being a sergeant in the Sudanese army.
His family is part of the Zaghawa (Beri) ethnic group.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics, American swimmer Michael Phelps set the record for gold medals at a single Olympics event at with eight.