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Abdi Abdirahman

Patrick Finley: Easy smile masks Abdirahman's drive to succeed

Patrick Finley: Easy smile masks Abdirahman's drive to succeed

I knew Abdi Abdirahman was smiling, because, well, he's always smiling.

August 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Patrick Finley: Easy smile masks Abdirahman's drive to succeed

Patrick Finley: Easy smile masks Abdirahman's drive to succeed

Abdi Abdirahman, seen here winning the 10,000-meter run at the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials, qualified for this year's Olympics in the marathon.

August 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Olympics: Tucsonan's four trips to Olympics no surprise to those who know him

Several times I have written that it is unimaginable any small-market sports city could match or exceed Tucson’s number of four-time Olympians: Abdi Abdirahman, Amanda Beard, George Young and Bernard Lagat.

July 19, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Abdirahman running in 4th Games in 2012

Abdirahman running in 4th Games in 2012

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

June 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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