Former long-distance runner who won the bronze medal for Morocco in the 5,000 meter race at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
He set his personal best half-marathon time in 1994.
He competed in the 5,000 meter race at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
He grew up in Fes, Morocco.
In 1996, he beat Olympic distance runner Paul Tergat to win the Belgrade Race Through History.