Saïd Aouita

Saïd Aouita

Saïd Aouita (born November 2, 1959) is a former Moroccan track and field athlete. said the worlds best 5000 meters runner of the
Saïd Aouita
Saïd Aouita
1980, when he was unbeaten at the distance for ten years. He won the Olympic title in 1984 and the world title in 1987. His range of distance running ability was unprecedented, for having run 27:26.11 for 10,000 m he stepped down to the 800m to take the Olympic bronze in 1988 with a best of 1:43.86. he is The only man in history to run the 800 m under 1:44, the 1500 m under 3:30, the 3000 m under 7:30 and the 5000 m under 13:00.

Medal record

Men's athletics

Olympic Games

Gold      1984 Los Angeles              5000 m
Bronze  1988 Seoul          800 m

World Championships

Gold      1987 Rome          5000 m
Bronze  1983 Helsinki      1500 m
IAAF World Indoor Championships
Gold      1989 Budapest  3000 m

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