General News Rabat, Morocco

Moroccan team announced for New Delhi

Kenza Wahbi (MAR) (Bencherif)Kenza Wahbi (MAR) (Bencherif) © Copyright

A team of four men and two women will represent Morocco at the 13th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in New Delhi on Sunday 3 October 2004.

The men’s team contains Rédouane Harroufi, 10th in Vilamoura 2003, Rachid Ghanmouni who was 31st last year, and Abdelhadi Habassa and Aziz Driouch, while the women’s squad is composed of  Hafida Izzem and Kenza Wahbi, who were respectively 27 and 30th in the Athens Olympic Marathon.

The team is missing the talents of Jaouad Gharib and Salah Hissou due to fatigue and Malika Assahssah and Abderrahim Goumri who are due to compete in next week’s Pan-Arab Games.