Obsa Ali
Obsa  Ali

RS Junior

Richfield, Minn.

High School:
Richfield HS



‘U’ Finishes Ninth at B1G Indoor Meet

The Gophers are back in action at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, March 9-10, in College Station, Texas.


Ali Leads `U' in Opening Day at Big Tens

Through five scored events, the Maroon & Gold sit in ninth with four points, having scored in the 3,000 meters and the distance medley relay.


Gophers Kick Off Iowa State Classic

Obsa Ali nearly matched his personal record in the 5,000 meters as the Gophers opened competition in Ames.


Three Gophers Named All-Americans

Wieland was named a First Team All-American while Roese and Ali represented the Gophers as Second Team All-Americans.


Wieland Leads NCAA Decathlon Field

Meanwhile, the Maroon & Gold locked up a pair of Second Team All-America honors on Wednesday from Nate Roese and Obsa Ali.


NCAA Championships

NCAA Championships


Big Ten Indoor Championships

Big Ten Indoor Championships


2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day Three)

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day Three)


2016 Drake Relays (Day One)

2016 Drake Relays (Day One)


Ali's Personal Records


Ran in the 1 Mile Run unattached placing 5th with a time of 4:11.09 at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: At the 2015 Hamline Invitational, placed 5th unattached in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:55.75 • unattached at the Musco Twilight Invitational won the 3000 meters with a time of 8:17.59.


A 2014 graduate of Richfield High School • a two-time Nike All-American in cross country • ended his prep career with seven total medals in state cross country and track & field competition • won the 2014 Minnesota State AA cross country title as a senior with a time of 15:15 after finishing second at the meet as a junior • also won the 2014 state 3,200 meter title with a new all-time record of 8:57 as a junior in track • was a two-time all-state honorary in cross country and a three-time all-state honorary in track & field • earned a total of nine all-conference accolades as a prep (four in track & field, two in cross country, two in wrestling and one in soccer) • holds Richfiled High School records for the 5,000 meters (14:57) and the 3,200 meters (8:57) • a two-time high school individual champion at the Roy Griak Invitational.

Born Feb. 17, 1996 • son of Hadia Borou • Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota. • High School: Richfield. • has two brothers • major is Undecided. • was All-State in cross country twice and in track three times. • holds the high school record in the 3200 meter and 5000 meter.


Houston, Lockard and Basten Lead ‘U’ at ASU

Houston, Lockard and Basten Lead ‘U’ at ASU

3/17/2018 - M. Track & Field

The Maroon & Gold were led runner-up showings by Sammie Houston in the triple jump, Ryan Lockard in the high jump and Alec Basten in the 2,000 meter steeplechase.

'U' Opens Outdoor Season at ASU

'U' Opens Outdoor Season at ASU

3/16/2018 - M. Track & Field

The University of Minnesota men's track & field program opens the outdoor campaign this weekend at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in Tempe, Ariz. The two-day competition is hosted by...

Gophers Claim Six All-Americans

Gophers Claim Six All-Americans

3/10/2018 - M. Track & Field

Representing the Maroon & Gold as Second Team All-Americans were Teddy Frid in the heptathlon, Ryan Lockard in the high jump and the 4x400 meter relay team.

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