Azzedine Sakhri

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Azzedine Sakhri (born 22 January 1968 in Algiers) is a retired Algerian long-distance runner who specialized in the marathon race.

He won the gold medal at the 1997 Mediterranean Games,[1] finished eighth at the 1997 World Championships and fifth at the 2001 Mediterranean Games.

He also competed at the 1999 World Championships as well as the World Cross Country Championships in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2002 without further success.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Algeria
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 1st Marathon 2:20:40
World Championships Athens, Greece 8th Marathon 2:17:44
1998 Florence Marathon Florence, Italy 1st Marathon 2:16:39
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 33rd Marathon 2:23:39
2001 Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 5th Marathon 2:24:58
World Championships Edmonton, Canada Marathon DNF

Personal bests[edit]