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Abderrahim Goumri

Moroccan Marathon Runner
Male
Born 1976

Abderrahim Goumri is a Moroccan long-distance runner. He has competed in cross country, track and road running, but is now a marathon specialist. He spent the early part of his career in Norway and established himself with performances at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, where he helped his nation to team bronze medals at the 2002 and 2003 editions. He reached the 5000 metres track finals at the 2003 World Championships and the 2004 Athens Olympics.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born in 1976.

TWENTIES

1997 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He ran at the Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon 1997 and won in a time of 2:30:54 hours.
1999 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 25 Years Old 1 More Event
He focused on track running in 2001: he was part of a Moroccan sweep of the medals in the 5000 m at the Jeux de la Francophonie (taking silver)., later running in the 10,000 metres final at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics.
2002 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent the early part of his career in Norway and established himself with performances at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, where he helped his nation to team bronze medals at the 2002 and 2003 editions.
He reached the 5000 metres track finals at the 2003 World Championships and the 2004 Athens Olympics. … Read More
Goumri improved one place to 14th in the long race at the 2004 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, but the Moroccans were edged into fourth by the Eritrean team.
Eighteenth in the short race at the 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, he and his teammates Adil Kaouch, Mohamed Moustaoui and Hicham Bellani were again the fourth best (beaten this time by Qatar). … Read More

THIRTIES

2006 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006 he had his last year running on the track, but managed a career best indoors over the 5000 m (13:29.55) in Stockholm that February.
2007 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Despite the fact that Goumri was 21st at the 2007 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, a strong overall team performance (including Anis Selmouni and Ahmed Baday) brought him his first team silver medal at the event. … Read More
2008 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In spite of good performances at major races on the circuit, he has not performed well in the event at championships -- finishing twentieth at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and failing to finish at the World Championships in 2007, 2009, and 2011. … Read More
2009 33 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2009 London Marathon, he was sixth and there was no improvement at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, where he again dropped out of the race.
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