Amine Laâlou

Track and field athlete, Olympic athlete

1982 –

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Who is Amine Laâlou?

Amine Laâlou born 13 May 1982) is a male middle distance runner, who specializes in middle-distance running. He has represented his country at the Summer Olympics on two occasions; in 2004 and 2008. He began his career as an 800 metres specialist and made his global debut at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics. He won medals at smaller international competitions, including the 2004 Pan Arab Games and 2005 Mediterranean Games. He reached his first global final at the 2007 World Championships, taking sixth, and was a semi-finalist at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

He began competing in the 1500 metres and was a double finalist at the 2009 World Championships. He also won gold medals at the 2009 Mediterranean Games and 2009 Jeux de la Francophonie that year. In 2010 he won silver at the 2010 African Championships and was the 1500 m champion at the 2010 IAAF Continental Cup. His personal best over the 800 m is 1:43.25, which is the Moroccan record for the event.

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Born
May 13, 1982
Salé
Nationality
  • Morocco
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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