Most Twin Cities high school cross country and track teams have Somali students on the roster. Some of these prep runners have gone on to successful college and even professional running careers, like former Minneapolis South runner Hassan Mead, who represented the U.S. at the Rio Olympics.

The Full-Court Pressure Of The Somali-American Sportswoman

Most Twin Cities high school cross country and track teams have Somali students on the roster. Some of these prep runners have gone on to successful college and even professional running careers, like former Minneapolis South runner Hassan Mead, who represented the U.S. at the Rio Olympics.

The Somali Olympic team arrives in London ahead of the Olympics. "I am very much excited. It’s un-imaginable that I’m coming from a country destroyed by 21 years of conflict to compete with (players from) serene, peaceful and developed countries that have never seen war." Zamzam will compete in the women's 400 metres and Mohamed Mohamed Hassan will take part in the men's 1,500 metres.    Arriving at Heathrow Airport Zamzam said that "Somalia is alive" and she is proud to represent her…

Somalia's two-strong Olympic team arrives in London

The Somali Olympic team arrives in London ahead of the Olympics. "I am very much excited. It’s un-imaginable that I’m coming from a country destroyed by 21 years of conflict to compete with (players from) serene, peaceful and developed countries that have never seen war." Zamzam will compete in the women's 400 metres and Mohamed Mohamed Hassan will take part in the men's 1,500 metres. Arriving at Heathrow Airport Zamzam said that "Somalia is alive" and she is proud to represent her…

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The story of Samia Omar, the Olympic runner who drowned in the Med | World news | The Guardian

The story of Samia Omar, the Olympic runner who drowned in the Med

The story of Samia Omar, the Olympic runner who drowned in the Med | World news | The Guardian

Olympic champion distance runner Mo Farah is currently training in Ethiopia. A British citizen born in Somalia, he has lived in the United States with his family for the past six years, and his wife and four children are currently at home in Oregon while he is training.

Trump Muslim Ban May Keep 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Sir Mo Farah From Returning Home To His Kids

Olympic champion distance runner Mo Farah is currently training in Ethiopia. A British citizen born in Somalia, he has lived in the United States with his family for the past six years, and his wife and four children are currently at home in Oregon while he is training.

Thanks to Facebook, Somalia's two Olympic athletes are gaining supporters from across the globe and bringing hope to the country in need.

Somali Olympic Team Gains the World's Support on Facebook

Thanks to Facebook, Somalia's two Olympic athletes are gaining supporters from across the globe and bringing hope to the country in need.

Mo Farah - Somali born British distance runner. Won gold at 2012 Olympics for 5,000 and 10,000 metres. First Briton to win gold in 10,000 metres.

Mo Farah's incredible Olympic 10,000 metres victory was one he craved to pay back adopted country Britain

Mo Farah - Somali born British distance runner. Won gold at 2012 Olympics for 5,000 and 10,000 metres. First Briton to win gold in 10,000 metres.

The Somali Olympic Team from the London 2012 games.   PoetNation: Go Team Somalia!

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The Somali Olympic Team from the London 2012 games. PoetNation: Go Team Somalia!

Mo Farah - I admire him so much. He doesn't brag about success, he's always calm and only gets angry for a reason and doesn't take himself to seriously!

British Hero Mo Farah Wins The 5,000 Meters In A Thrilling Sprint

Mo Farah - I admire him so much. He doesn't brag about success, he's always calm and only gets angry for a reason and doesn't take himself to seriously!

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