Hicham El Guerrouj

Olympic athlete

1974 –

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Who is Hicham El Guerrouj?

Hicham El Guerrouj is a Moroccan former middle distance runner, born 14 September, 1974 in Berkan, Morocco. He is the current holder of the 1500 metres, mile and outdoor 2000 metres world records, as well as a double Olympic gold medalist. From about 1995 until his retirement from serious competition following the 2004 Olympics, he was the dominant middle distance runner of his day. Often referred to as the "King of the Mile", many consider him to be the greatest middle distance runner of all time.

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Born
Sep 14, 1974
Berkane
Also known as
  • Hicham El-Guerrouj
Ethnicity
  • Moroccan people
Nationality
  • Morocco
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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