Siham HILALI

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Morocco Morocco
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    02 MAY 1986
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    194250
Moroccan middle-distance runner Siham Hilali (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 2:00.15 Paris (FRA) 06 JUL 2013
1000 Metres 2:41.17 Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1500 Metres 4:01.33 Hengelo (NED) 29 MAY 2011
2000 Metres 5:47.93 Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 2009
3000 Metres 9:03.16 Grosseto (ITA) 17 JUL 2004

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
1500 Metres 4:04.53 Liévin (FRA) 14 FEB 2012
2000 Metres 5:52.88 Sabadell (ESP) 07 FEB 2017
3000 Metres 8:46.17 Boston, MA (USA) 04 FEB 2012

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 2:03.48 Sollentuna (SWE) 28 JUN 2018
1000 Metres 2:41.17 Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1500 Metres 4:09.50 Halluin (FRA) 27 JUN 2018

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
1500 Metres 4:20.79 Madrid (ESP) 08 FEB 2018

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 2:03.48 Sollentuna (SWE) 28 JUN 2018
2017 2:02.40 Abidjan (CIV) 24 JUL 2017
2016 2:03.34 Sotteville (FRA) 18 JUL 2016
2013 2:00.15 Paris (FRA) 06 JUL 2013
2011 2:02.04 Bottrop (GER) 15 JUL 2011
2004 2:06.17 Algiers (ALG) 24 JUN 2004

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 2:41.17 Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 4:09.50 Halluin (FRA) 27 JUN 2018
2017 4:06.20 Rabat (MAR) 16 JUL 2017
2016 4:07.39 Durban (RSA) 24 JUN 2016
2015 4:04.66 Beijing (CHN) 20 MAY 2015
2014 4:05.46 Eugene, OR (USA) 31 MAY 2014
2013 4:02.16 Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013
2012 4:02.59 Paris (FRA) 06 JUL 2012
2011 4:01.33 Hengelo (NED) 29 MAY 2011
2010 4:03.89 Doha (QAT) 14 MAY 2010
2009 4:03.74 Athina (GRE) 13 JUL 2009
2008 4:05.36 Beijing (CHN) 21 AUG 2008
2007 4:04.03 Monaco (MON) 25 JUL 2007
2006 4:25.82 Rabat (MAR) 17 JUN 2006
2004 4:08.15 Rabat (MAR) 19 JUN 2004
2003 4:16.95 Radés (TUN) 25 JUN 2003
2002 4:29.97 Caen (FRA) 30 MAY 2002

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2009 5:47.93 Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 2009

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2004 9:03.16 Grosseto (ITA) 17 JUL 2004
2003 9:12.70 Sherbrooke (CAN) 09 JUL 2003

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017/18 4:20.79 Madrid (ESP) 08 FEB 2018
2016/17 4:13.29 Istanbul (TUR) 17 FEB 2017
2013/14 4:07.62 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014
2012/13 4:07.99 Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2013
2011/12 4:04.53 Liévin (FRA) 14 FEB 2012
2009/10 4:14.91 Valencia (ESP) 13 FEB 2010
2007/08 4:10.09 Valencia (ESP) 08 MAR 2008
2006/07 4:10.91 Gent (BEL) 04 FEB 2007
2004/05 4:18.05 Peania (GRE) 20 FEB 2005

Indoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016/17 5:52.88 Sabadell (ESP) 07 FEB 2017

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016/17 9:17.74 Mondeville (FRA) 04 FEB 2017
2015/16 9:02.76 Glasgow (GBR) 20 FEB 2016
2012/13 8:53.12 Stockholm (SWE) 21 FEB 2013
2011/12 8:46.17 Boston, MA (USA) 04 FEB 2012
2010/11 8:59.60 Birmingham (GBR) 19 FEB 2011
2004/05 9:00.78 Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2005

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 1500 Metres 4:07.62 Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014
5. 1500 Metres 4:15.54 Valencia (ESP) 09 MAR 2008

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 1500 Metres 4:17.39 Grosseto (ITA) 18 JUL 2004
3. 3000 Metres 9:03.16 Grosseto (ITA) 17 JUL 2004

Honours - World U18 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 9:12.70 Sherbrooke (CAN) 09 JUL 2003

Honours - African Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. 1500 Metres 4:07.39 Durban (RSA) 24 JUN 2016

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
8. 1500 Metres 4:16.51 Stuttgart (GER) 22 SEP 2007

Honours - Francophone Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 1500 Metres 4:18.89 Nice (FRA) 12 SEP 2013
2. 1500 Metres 4:21.56 Beirut (LBN) 05 OCT 2009
3. 1500 Metres 4:18.87 Abidjan (CIV) 27 JUL 2017
3. 800 Metres 2:02.40 Abidjan (CIV) 24 JUL 2017

Honours - Mediterranean Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 4:04.06 Mersin (TUR) 26 JUN 2013

Honours - African U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 1500 Metres 4:19.47 Garoua (CMR) 03 AUG 2003

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 2:05.57 Rabat (MAR) 05 JUN 2016
Results in:

800 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
28 JUN 2018 Sollentuna Folksam GP SWESWE C F1 3. 2:03.48

1000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
13 JUL 2018 Rabat Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme MARMAR A F 9. 2:41.17

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
01 JUN 2018 Montbéliard Meeting National FRAFRA E F1 8. 4:12.26
27 JUN 2018 Halluin Meeting National FRAFRA F F1 1. 4:09.50

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 FEB 2018 Madrid Indoor Meeting ESPESP A F 11. 4:20.79

3000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 FEB 2018 Madrid Indoor Meeting ESPESP A F - DNS
13 FEB 2018 Sabadell Míting Internacional ESPESP E F - DNF

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 MAY 2018 Eugene Prefontaine Classic USAUSA GW F - DNF


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Updated 26 February 2008


Siham HILALI, Morocco (1500m/ 3000m)

Born 2 May 1986, Khouribga

Coach: Azzedine  Zaz


The rising star of Moroccan athletics, Siham Hilali is considered rightly as a young hopeful in her country’s leading sport. In 2003, at 17, she became the first Moroccan to win a World Youth title, clinching the 3000m (9:12.70) in Sherbrooke, Canada.  Two years earlier, she had been spotted during school games by Azzedine Zaz, who became her coach and husband.

The diminutive athlete used to run for the HSMK club in her native city of Khouribga before joining the Institut National d'Athletisme in Rabat. Her baptism of fire came in 2002 when she was ranked first at the Maghreb School Games and 3rd at the World School Cross Country Championships in the Czech Republic.

In 2003, she broke Morocco’s 1500m youth record with 4:15.01 and, in the same year as she was crowned World Youth champion, she clinched the 1500m bronze medal at the African Junior Championships in Garoua, Cameroon, while she was still in the youth ranks.

At the 2004 World Junior Championships, in Grosseto, Italy, Hilali claimed two bronze medals, in the 1500m and 3000m. She was ranked 3rd best sportswoman in Morocco by the Moroccan media behind 800m Olympic silver medallist Hasna Benhassi and cycling champion Attika Sabib.

Hilali’s promising career was suddenly interrupted in February 2005 when she sustained a fracture to her right leg just 10 metres from the finish of the 6km race in the Moroccan Cross Country Championships, at Souissi racecourse, in Rabat.

After two years away from competition, the young athlete made her return at the 2007 Arab Championships in Amman, Jordan. She won the 1500m gold medal and took the silver in the 800m. But she didn’t have much success at the World Championships, in Osaka, failing to advance in the 1500m heats.

Personal Bests

800m:    2:06.17 (2004)
1500m: 4:04.03 (2007) / 4:10.91i (2007)
3000m: 9:03.16 (2004) / 9:00.78i (2005)

 

Yearly Progression

1500/3000: 2002: - / 9:42.22; 2003: 4:15.1 / 9:12.70; 2004: 4:08.15 / 9:03.16; 2005: 4:18.05i / 9:00.78i; 2006: 4:25.82 / - ; 2007: 4:04.03 / - 

Career Highlights

2002   3rd  World School Cross Country Championships
2003   1st  World Youth Championships  3000m (9:12.70)
2003    3rd  African Junior Championships  1500m (4:19.47)
2004  12th World Cross Country Championships, junior race
2004    3rd  World Junior Championships  1500m (4:17.39)
2004    3rd  World Junior Championships  3000m (9:03.16)
2007   2nd Arab Championships     800m (2:06.9)
2007    1st   Arab Championships  1500m (4:18.71)

 

Prepared by Mohamed Benchrif for the IAAF ‘Focus on Athletes’ project. Copyright IAAF 2008.

 

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