Player Profile: Ahmed Ibrahim


Senior Ahmed Ibrahim runs the 500 meters at the Prince George’s County Learning and Sports Complex in Prince George’s County, Maryland on Jan. 13.

Jason Reyes, Staff Writer

How long have you been running track?
I have been running track for four years now.
How did you discover your interest in track?
I discovered my interest in track when I saw Olympic runners in the Olympics and wanted to be like them.
Who is your favorite athlete and why?
Usain Bolt is my favorite athlete because he is the fastest man in the world.
What inspires you to run track?
What inspires me to run track is seeing the success in people in this sport, and I want to have the same success that they have.
What’s your favorite event to run?
My favorite event to run is the 400 meters because I’ve ran that race the most and it’s what I’m best at.
How have your friends and family supported you?
My friends and family have supported me by motivating me to keep working hard and getting better.
What’s the best advice you’ve received?
The best advice I have received is: With dedictation and hard work, the possibilities are endless.
What is your daily training routine?
My training routine is that everyday I have a track workout in practice then afterwards I go to the weight room to work on getting stronger.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to listen to music and watch videos of others athletes in my free time.
What’s your favorite song to listen to before a meet?
My favorite song to listen to before a race is “ Money and power” by kid kudi because it motivates me to do better.
What’s your favorite pre-meet meal?
My favorite meal to eat before a meet is fruits because it’s healthy and makes me feel better when I run.

What other sports do you play?
An other sport that I play is football
What’s your favorite part about running track?
My favorite part about running track is the meets when the whole team comes together and we all hang out and cheer for each other.
What advice would you give to track beginners?
My advice to track beginners is stay with the program, it takes time to get better but with hard work and dedication you can make it happen.