2014 marks the first year that Albuquerque has hosted the NCAA Indoor Championships. Hosted at the Albuquerque Convention Center, the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships will celebrate 50 years of men's championships and 33 years of women's championships
Accolades Second Team All-America, indoor 800 meters (2014) Named SEC Men's Freshman Runner of the Week following his performance at the 2014 Rod McCravy Memorial
Freshman 2014 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.