Ahmed Al-Tayeb


Player profile

  • Hometown Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Last School Riyadh Schools for Boys and Girls
  • Year Senior

Senior Season (2018-2019)

  • Went undefeated for men’s epee at MFC’s
  • Placed 26th overall at the Penn State Garrett Open
  • Placed 28th for individuals at MFC’s
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Academic All-Big Ten Honoree

Sophomore Season (2016-2017)

  • Earned 22nd place at OSU Open
  • Saw action at OSU Duals, helping the men’s epee unit to a 62-10 record

Freshman Season (2015-2016)

  • Competed in the OSU Open
  • Earned three wins at the event, finishing 21st
  • OSU Scholar Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Competed with the Saudi National team from 2014 to 2015
  • Finished third place at the 2014 Saudi Junior Championships


  • Son of Mohammed and Basma
  • Has five siblings, Afaf, Youssed, Abdulelah, Lana, and Sara
  • Enjoys playing soccer, skiing, swimming, and playing PS4
  • Majoring in health information management
  • Plans to go to medical school and become a doctor
  • Goal is to qualify for the 2020 Olympics