Hussein Ahmed Salah (Arabic: حسين أحمد صلاح, born December 31, 1956 in Xarrirad, Awdal Region) is a former long-distance runner from Djibouti, best known for winning a bronze medal in marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He also won silver medals in this event at the 1987 and 1991 World Championships. In addition, he won the 1985 IAAF World Marathon Cup.
His personal best time was 2:07:07, achieved in April 1988 in Rotterdam. This is the current national record. He also holds the national record in 10,000 metres with 28:17.4 minutes