Najat El Garaa

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Najat El Garaa
Najat El Garaa F40 Discus thrower at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.jpg
Personal information
Birth name Najat El Garaa
Years active 2006–2012 (Track and field F40)
Disability class F40

Najat El Garaa, (Arabic: نجاة الكرعة), is a Paralympian athlete from Morocco competing mainly in category F40 discus throw events.


El Garaa competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There she won a bronze medal in the women's F40 discus throw event.

She later competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London where she won a gold medal in the women's F40 discus throw event. El Garaa made a new World record 32.37 metres.

El Garaa was declared Moroccan sportswoman of the year in 2012 and also took Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Creative Sports Award.[1]


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