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Kariem Hussein

Kariem Hussein

Swiss Athlete
Kariem Hussein
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Swiss Athlete
Is Athlete
From Switzerland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 4 January 1989, Münsterlingen
Age 32 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Kariem Hussein (born 4 January 1989 in Münsterlingen) is a Swiss athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. His first major success was the gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Zürich. His personal best in the event is 48.96, set at those championships.
His father, a former international volleyball player, is Egyptian and his mother is Swiss.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Switzerland
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 20th (sf) 400m hurdles 52.55
5th (h) 4x400m relay 3:15.11
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 19th (sf) 400 m hurdles 50.81
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 13th (sf) 400 m hurdles 51.94
Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:07.21
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st 400 m hurdles 48.96
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 9th (sf) 400 m hurdles 48.59
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd 400 m hurdles 49.10
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 31st (h) 400 m hurdles 49.80

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