Moroccan middle-distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj (Getty Images)
Moroccan middle-distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY Morocco Morocco
  • DATE OF BIRTH 14 SEP 1974
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
800 Metres 1:47.18 02 JUN 1995
1000 Metres 2:16.85 Nice 12 JUL 1995
1500 Metres 3:26.00 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 14 JUL 1998
One Mile 3:43.13 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 07 JUL 1999
2000 Metres 4:44.79 Berlin 07 SEP 1999
3000 Metres 7:23.09 Bruxelles 03 SEP 1999
5000 Metres 12:50.24 Ostrava 12 JUN 2003
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1000 Metres 2:20.11 Liévin 22 FEB 1998
1500 Metres 3:31.18 Stuttgart 02 FEB 1997
One Mile 3:48.45 Gent 12 FEB 1997
2000 Metres 5:02.70 Gent 23 FEB 2001
3000 Metres 7:33.73 Liévin 23 FEB 2003
Two Miles 8:06.61 Liévin 23 FEB 2003
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1995 1:47.18 02 JUN
1000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1995 2:16.85 Nice 12 JUL
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 3:27.64 Zürich 06 AUG
2003 3:28.40 Bruxelles 05 SEP
2002 3:26.89 Zürich 16 AUG
2001 3:26.12 Bruxelles 24 AUG
2000 3:27.21 Zürich 11 AUG
1999 3:27.65 Sevilla 24 AUG
1998 3:26.00 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 14 JUL
1997 3:28.91 Zürich 13 AUG
1996 3:29.05 Bruxelles 23 AUG
1995 3:31.16 Köln 18 AUG
1994 3:33.61 Nice 18 JUL
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 3:50.20 Rieti 07 SEP
2002 3:48.28 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 12 JUL
2001 3:44.95 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 29 JUN
2000 3:45.96 London (Crystal Palace) 05 AUG
1999 3:43.13 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 07 JUL
1998 3:44.60 Nice 16 JUL
1997 3:44.90 Oslo 04 JUL
1995 3:48.69 Zürich 16 AUG
1994 3:53.71 Oslo (Bislett) 22 JUL
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 4:51.17 Berlin 31 AUG
1999 4:44.79 Berlin 07 SEP
1998 4:48.36 Gateshead 19 JUL
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 7:30.23 Torino 06 JUN
1999 7:23.09 Bruxelles 03 SEP
1994 7:49.84 Meknès 19 MAR
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 13:14.39 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 28 AUG
2003 12:50.24 Ostrava 12 JUN
1992 13:46.79 Seoul 19 SEP
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
1000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1998 2:20.11 Liévin 22 FEB
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 3:37.20 Liévin 25 FEB
1998 3:32.01 Liévin 22 FEB
1997 3:31.18 Stuttgart 02 FEB
1996 3:34.97 Stockholm 25 FEB
1995 3:42.72 Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 10 MAR
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1997 3:48.45 Gent 12 FEB
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 5:02.70 Gent 23 FEB
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 7:34.71 Liévin 28 FEB
2003 7:33.73 Liévin 23 FEB
2001 7:36.85 Gent 23 FEB
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 8:06.61 Liévin 23 FEB
2001 8:09.89 Gent 23 FEB
Honours - 1500 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
28th Olympic Games 1 3:34.18 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 24 AUG 2004
1st IAAF World Athletics Final f DNS Monaco (Stade Louis II) 14 SEP 2003
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 3:31.77 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 27 AUG 2003
18th IAAF Grand Prix Final 1 3:29.27 Paris (Charléty) 14 SEP 2002
17th IAAF Grand Prix Final 1 3:31.25 Melbourne 09 SEP 2001
8th IAAF World Championships 1 3:30.68 Edmonton 12 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 2 3:32.32 Sydney 29 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 3:27.65 Sevilla 24 AUG 1999
IAAF Golden League/Grand Prix Final 1 3:32.03 Moskva 05 SEP 1998
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 1 3:35.83 Athína 06 AUG 1997
6th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 3:35.31 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 08 MAR 1997
IAAF/MOBIL Grand Prix Final 1 3:38.80 Milano 07 SEP 1996
XXVI Olympic Games 12 3:40.75 Atlanta, GA 03 AUG 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 3:35.28 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 13 AUG 1995
5th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 3:44.54 Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 11 MAR 1995
Honours - One Mile
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 4:04.55 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
8th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 7:37.74 Lisboa (Atlantic Pavillion) 11 MAR 2001
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
28th Olympic Games 1 13:14.39 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 28 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 12:52.83 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 31 AUG 2003
4th IAAF World Junior Championships 3 13:46.79 Seoul 19 SEP 1992
Honours - Junior Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
20th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 14 24:26 Boston, MA 21 MAR 1992