Joseph Mahmoud

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Joseph Mahmoud
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Born 13 December 1955 (1955-12-13) (age 61)
Safi, Morocco

Joseph Mahmoud (born 13 December 1955 in Safi, Morocco) was a French athlete who mainly competed in the 3000 metre steeple chase.

He competed for France at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, California, where he won the silver medal in the men's 3000 metre steeplechase event.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 10th (h) 3000m steeplechase 8:27.70
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st 3000 m steeplechase 8:19.29
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 3000 m steeplechase 8:18.32
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, California 2nd 3000 m steeplechase 8:13.31
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 6th 3000m steeplechase 8:20.25
1989 Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 3000 m steeplechase 8:30.60
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 3000m steeplechase DNF


Preceded by
Sweden Anders Gärderud
Men's 3000 m steeplechase
European record holder

24 August 1984 – 19 July 2002
Succeeded by
Netherlands Simon Vroemen
Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Henry Marsh
Men's 3000 m steeplechase
best year performance

Succeeded by
United States Henry Marsh