Name: Mohammed Ahmed
First time CAN Fund Recipient
Hometown: St.Catharines, ON
Sport: Athletics (5000m, 10 000m)
Best Result: Bronze Medalist, Doha 2019 IAAF World Championships
On The National Team Since (Year): 2012
How does being a CAN Fund recipient make a difference for you?
CAN Fund will help me to stay healthy
What three items do you take with you on every road trip?
Training shoes and competition gear. AeroPress coffee maker and coffee grinder
What is the biggest hurdle you have overcome to get to where you are today?
I never saw anything in my life as hurdles. Just opportunities to grow and meet the challenge.
Who is your hero and why?
My mom. She brought me in the world and raised me well.
What are your hobbies?
Reading, writing, music.
What is your favourite movie?
When was the moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada?
Watching the 2004 Olympic Games