Nezha Bidouane

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Nezha Bidouane
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Morocco
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 400 m hurdles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Athens 400 m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 2001 Edmonton 400 m hurdles
Silver medal – second place 1999 Seville 400 m hurdles
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 1991 Athens 400 m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1993 Narbonne 400 m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1997 Bari 400 m hurdles

Nezha Bidouane (born 18 September 1969 in Rabat) is a retired Moroccan track and field hurdler who specialised in the 400 metres hurdles.

She won the 400 m hurdles gold medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athens. In 1999 she won the silver medal at the World Championships in an African record time of 52.90 seconds.

In 2000 she won the bronze medal at the Olympic Games.

She is married to Abdelaziz Sahere.

She oversees the annual Women's Race to Victory 8K road race in Rabat.[1]


  1. ^ Benchrif, Mohammed (25 April 2011). Bidouane’s Women’s Run goes from strength to strength - AFRICA. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-05-27.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Deon Hemmings
Irina Privalova
Women's 400 m Hurdles Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Kim Batten
Yuliya Pechonkina