Ali Saidi-sief

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Birthday
15, 1978
Birthplace
Algeria
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Algeria

About

Runner who won silver in the 5,000 meter race at the 2000 Summer Olympics; he tested positive for nandrolone a year later but was proven innocent.

Before Fame

He competed in the 1997 IAAF Cross Country Championships.

Trivia

He reportedly received $50,000 in compensation for the false positive test in 2001.

Family Life

He grew up in Constantine, Algeria.

Associated With

Taoufik Makhloufi won a gold medal for Algeria at the 2012 Olympics in the 1,500 meter race, an event that Saidi-Sief used to specialize in.