Joseph Mahmoud

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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 Notes
Representing  France
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st 3000 m steeplechase
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 3000 m steeplechase
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, California 2nd 3000 m steeplechase
1989 Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 3000 m steeplechase


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