SAAID Hassan < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Maldives   
Gender Men
Born 04 Mar 1992
Height1.66 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Maldives
Occupation Army, Athlete
Languages Dhivehi, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 2008 in Male, Maldives.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Maldives
General Interest
Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 01 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 01 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Run with hope in your heart and dreams in your head." (Twitter profile, 01 Apr 2021)
Awards and honours He was flag bearer for Maldives at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (sun.mv, 15 Jul 2014)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Twitter profile, 25 Jun 2021)
Other information OCCUPATION
He has served as a staff sergeant in the Maldives National Defence Force. (Facebook profile, 18 Jul 2021)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He founded the Saaid Sports Club in the Maldives to provide athletics training programmes for children and encourage them to take up the sport. (Saaid Sports Twitter profile, 12 May 2021)

TRAINING WITH THE STARS
He has trained alongside Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake at the Racers Track Club in Kingston, Jamaica. (Athlete, 17 Sep 2014)