Farid Amarouche

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Farid Amarouche is a French wheelchair athlete. He won the 1991 London Marathon men's wheelchair race in a close finish, setting a new course record of 1:52:52 and beating previous and future winners Hakan Ericsson, Daniel Wesley, and David Holding in the process.[1] He also took part in the 1988 and 1992 Summer Paralympics, winning three gold and three silver medals in the earlier year.[2]


  1. ^ "London Marathon History" (pdf). Flora London Marathon. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  2. ^ Results for Farid Amarouche from the International Paralympic Committee