Qatari sprinter Abdalelah Haroun passes away

2021-06-26.

Abdalelah Haroun, Qatari bronze medalist Abdalelah Haroun, Qatari bronze medalist

World 400m bronze medalist Abdalelah Haroun has actually passed away at the age of 24, the Qatari Olympic group revealed the news on Saturday.

The track and field sprinter held the Asian indoor record after ending up being champ in 2015.

Haroun was hired at a young age from Sudan by Qatar and acquired eligibility to represent them in February 2015.

Haroun ran the 400 in 44.48 seconds to end up 3rd at the 2017 worlds in London behind winner Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa and Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas.

Haroun contended in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, reaching the semifinal warms.

Qatari sprinter Abdalelah Haroun passes away