Hicham El Guerrouj

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Birthday
14, 1974
Birthplace
Berkane, Morocco
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Berkane, Morocco

About

Middle distance runner who won gold medals in both the 1500 meter and 5000 meter competitions at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.

Before Fame

He was a teenage star, placing 3rd in the 5000 meter Junior World Championships in 1992.

Trivia

Before his Olympic success he accumulated 4 gold medals at the World Championships and 3 at the World Indoor Championships.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Berkane, Morocco.

Associated With

At the Junior World Championships in 1992, he placed right behind future Olympian Haile Gebrselassie.