Najat El Garaa

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Najat El Garaa
Najat El Garaa F40 Gold Discus London.jpg
Personal information
Birth name Najat El Garaa
Years active 2006–2012 (Track and field F40)

Najat El Garaa 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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