Ismail Ahmed Ismail (born 1 November 1984) is a Sudanese runner, who specializes in the 800 metres. He was born in Khartoum.
Ismail reached the final in that event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, where he won the silver medal in 800 m. He is the first Sudanese national to win an Olympic medal in history.
He won the gold medal at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games.
Ismail is a member of the Fur people of Darfur. Although Ismail was born in Khartoum, where he grew up in the neighborhood of Hajj Youssef, his family was originally from western Darfur.
|2000||World Junior Championships||Santiago, Chile||21st (h)||800m||1:53.14|
|2001||World Indoor Championships||Lisbon, Portugal||26th (h)||1500 m||4:02.79|
|2002||World Junior Championships||Kingston, Jamaica||5th||800 m||1:47.20|
|African Championships||Radès, Tunisia||10th (h)||800 m||1:49.18|
|2003||World Championships||Paris, France||18th (h)||800 m||1:47.21|
|All-Africa Games||Abuja, Nigeria||5th||800 m||1:47.29|
|Afro-Asian Games||Hyderabad, India||1st||800 m||1:46.92|
|2004||African Championships||Brazzaville, Congo||3rd||800 m||1:45.87|
|Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||8th||800 m||1:52.49|
|Pan Arab Games||Algiers, Algeria||2nd||800 m||1:46.24|
|2005||Islamic Solidarity Games||Mecca, Saudi Arabia||3rd||800 m||1:47.20|
|2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:08.81|
|2006||African Championships||Bambous, Mauritius||2nd||800 m||1:46.65|
|2008||African Championships||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia||2nd||800 m||1:45.41|
|2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:04.00|
|Olympic Games||Beijing, China||2nd||800 m||1:44.70|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||24th (sf)||800 m||DNF|
|2010||World Indoor Championships||Doha, Qatar||4th||800 m||1:46.90|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||39th (h)||800 m||1:52.33|
|Pan Arab Games||Doha, Qatar||2nd||800 m||1:46.60|
|2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:07.47|
|2012||World Indoor Championships||Istanbul, Turkey||17th (h)||800 m||1:50.72|
|2015||African Games||Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo||–||800 m||DNF|
- 800 metres – 1:43.82 min (2009)
- 1500 metres – 3:41.97 min (2005)