Ismaïl Sghyr

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Ismaïl Sghyr
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Born March 16, 1972

Ismaïl Sghyr (Arabic: اسماعيل صغير‎‎; born March 16, 1972 in Taroudannt) is a French-Moroccan long-distance runner. He won a bronze medal at the over 3000 metres at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships. In 5000 metres he finished fourth at the World Championships the same year, as well as winning a bronze medal at the 2002 European Championships. Over 10,000 metres he won at the 1997 Mediterranean Games.

Sghyr formerly represented Morocco, but as many other Moroccan runners he switched nationality to France.