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Ihab Abdelrahman wins gold medal in Diamond League

Ihab Abdelrahman Diamond League

Photo: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF

Egyptian athlete Ihab Abdelrahman wins a gold medal in the Diamond League in the USA in Javelin throw with a 87.37 meter throw.

Ihab Abdelrahman successfully won a gold medal in the Diamond League, a competition held in USA. His throw of 87.37 meters easily beat Julius Yego from Kenya and Thomas Rohler from Germany, who boasted throws of 84.68 meters and 82.53 meters, respectively.  Abdelrahman’s throw approached his best personal record throw of 89.21 meters, which he recorded in 2014.

Ihab Abdelrahman stated that Mahmoud Taher, Ahly SC president, helped him to win this medal after paying for his training camp in United Arab Emirates. He also thanked Walid Atta, President of the Egyptian Athletics Federation. Finally, Abdelrahman stated that he is looking forward the Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, which start on August 5, 2016.

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