Hicham El Guerrouj – 1500m, Mile & 2000m


Name: Hicham El Guerrou
D.O.B: 14 September 1974
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)

Highest Achievements:

Mile:  3:43.13 Rome July 7, 1999
2000m: 4:44.79 Berlin September 7, 1999
1500m  3:26:00 Rome 1998

Interesting Facts:


Hicham El Guerrouj is the current world record holder in the 1500 meters, mile and outdoor 2000 meters events and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He is considered the greatest middle-distance runner of all time.

He holds seven of the ten fastest times run in the mile. In November 2014 he was inducted into the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

Hicham El Guerrouj has 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records.

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