Benhassi at the 2008 Olympics
|Born||1 June 1978 (age 39)
|Height||166 cm (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||47 kg (104 lb)|
|Event(s)||800 m, 1500 m|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||800 m – 1:56.43 (2004)
1500 m – 4:02.54 (2003)
Hasna Benhassi (Arabic: حسنة بنحسي; born 1 June 1978) is a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner. She competed at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics and won two medals in the 800 m event, in 2004 and 2008. At the world championships she won a gold medal over 1500 m indoors in 2001 and silver medals over 800 m outdoors in 2005 and 2007. In 2004, she was named Sportsperson of the Year in Morocco after a survey conducted by the Moroccan Radio among 43 press institutions.
Benhassi is married to the fellow Olympic middle-distance runner Mouhssin Chehibi; they have a daughter Farah.
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- Hicham El Guerrouj and Hasna Benhassi named Moroccan Athletes of the Year. iaaf.org (27 December 2004)
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