Rachid Ghanmouni

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Rachid Ghanmouni (born 1 January 1978) is a Moroccan long-distance runner.

He was born in Rich, Rachidia. He finished thirteenth in the marathon race at the 2003 World Championships in a personal best time of 2:10:56 hours.[1] He also competed at the 2004 Olympic Games, but did not finish.[2] He finished 27th at the 2003 World Half Marathon Championships and 34th at the 2004 World Half Marathon Championships.[1]

His personal best times are 2:09:11 in the marathon, achieved in April 2006 in the Paris Marathon; and 1:01:36 hours in the half marathon, achieved in April 2003 in Safi.[1]

In October 2006 he was to be tested for doping in Formiguères, but fled from the site. He was subject to a two-year suspension in January 2008, and after he lost a legal battle the suspension was upheld.[3] The suspension expired in March 2010.[1]

Achievements[edit]

  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Morocco
2003 World Championships Paris, France 13th 2:10:56
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Rachid Ghanmouni profile at IAAF
  2. ^ "Rachid El-Ghanmouni". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Chenaille, Louis (25 February 2009). "Ghanmouni suspendu 2 ans" (in French). RMC.fr. Retrieved 5 March 2010.