Jacopo Lahbi
Jacopo  Lahbi

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Treviso, Italy

Event:
800



02/23/2015

17 Alabama Track & Field Athletes, 4 Relay Teams, Rank in SEC's Top 10

Remona Burchell leads the SEC in the women's 60-meter dash (7.14 seconds) while Justin Fondren shares the SEC lead in the men's high jump (7 feet, 3 inches; 2.21 meters)

02/21/2015

Alabama Men's Distance Medley Relay Sets School Record at Notre Dame

Relay foursome breaks 15-year-old mark with 9:29.93 performance at Alex Wilson Invitational.

02/02/2015

3 Alabama Track & Field Athletes Lead the SEC in 3 Events

21 athletes in 19 events plus three relay teams rank among the conference's top 10 overall this season.

02/02/2015

5 Alabama Track & Field Athletes, 1 Relay, Rank Among World Top 20 in 5 Events

Alabama's Alex Amankwah ranks 3rd in the men's 800; Cameron Hudson in top 20 in two events.

02/02/2015

9 Alabama Track & Field Athletes, 1 Relay, Rank Among Collegiate Top 20 in 8 Events

The Crimson Tide's Alex Amankwah remains the collegiate leader in the men's 800.

Accolades
•Second Team All-America, indoor 800 meters (2014)
•SEC All-Freshman team, outdoor 800 meters (2014)
•Named SEC Men's Freshman Runner of the Week following his performance at the 2014 Rod McCravy Memorial

Sophomore (2015)

Indoor Season

Ran 1:50.38 to finish eighth at the Tyson Invitational … finished third in the 800 meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 1:48.28.

Freshman (2014)
Outdoor Season
Ran 1:52.45 in the 800 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary ... also served on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished 15th with a time of 3:07.26 at the NCAA East Region Preliminary ... earned SEC All-Freshman honors after clocking a time of 1:49.91 in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships... also ran a strong third leg of the men's 4x400-meter relay to help the team finish fifth with a season-best time of 3:07.09 at the SEC Championships ... finished fourth in the 800 meters at the Jace Lacoste Invitational with a time of 1:50.05 ... placed fifth in the 800 at the Mt. SAC Relays after breaking the tape in 1:50.88 ... also ran on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished sixth with a time of 3:08.42 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... clocked a season-best 1:48.69 in the 800 meters to finish third at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... also ran on the winning 4x400-meter relay team that clocked a time of 3:08.22 at The Border Clash ... placed seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 1:50.45 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... also served on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:09.98) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... ran on the winning 4x400-meter relay team that the Yellow Jacket Invitational that clocked a time of 3:12.32.

Indoor Season
Earned second team All-America honors after placing 14th in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:56.07 ... placed 11th witha time of 1:50.87 in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships ... ran a 1:50.03 in the 800 meters at the Tyson Invitational to place fifth ... qualified for the NCAA Championships with a time of 1:48.77 while finishing runner-up in the 800 meters at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... clocked a 1:51.69 in the 800 meters to place fourth at the Auburn Invitational.

Prep and Personal

One of the top junior 800-meter runners in Italy and Europe ... has extensive experience competing in international meets ... enters Alabama with a personal best in the 800 meters of 1:47.52 set in July, 2013 ... has a best time of 48.42 in the 400 meters and has run 51.12 in the indoor 400 ... competed as a member of Italy's national team at the 2012 IAAF Junior World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ... was a semi-finalist in the 800 at the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships in Finland ... son of Faouzi Lahbi and Valentina Girardi ... born Jan. 6, 1993, in Treviso, Italy.

     
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