Jaouad Gharib

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Jaouad Gharib (Arabic: جواد غريب‎, born 22 May 1972 in Khenifra) is a Moroccan long-distance runner who competes in the marathon. Winner of the 2003 World Championships and 2005 World Championships over the distance, he is also notable because he only began running seriously at the age of twenty-two. His 2005 retention made him one of only two successive world championship marathon champions, after Abel Antón. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaouad Gharib has received more than 31,988 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jaouad Gharib is the 1,128th most popular athlete (down from 756th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 81st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Moroccan Athlete.

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Among athletes, Jaouad Gharib ranks 1,128 out of 3,055Before him are Jim Ryun, Khristo Markov, Robson da Silva, Norman Taber, Nikolay Kruglov, and Peter Angerer. After him are Neroli Fairhall, Sergei Mylnikov, Jasna Šekarić, Dafne Schippers, Julius Kariuki, and Andrey Perlov.

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Among people born in 1972, Jaouad Gharib ranks 405Before him are Claudia Poll, Nikolaj Arcel, Shan Sa, Guillaume Soro, Justina Machado, and Ergün Penbe. After him are Nocturno Culto, Frode Estil, Radmila Šekerinska, Priti Patel, Sargis Hovsepyan, and Marko Rehmer.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Jaouad Gharib ranks 115 out of 163Before him are Nezha Bidouane (1969), Nabil Dirar (1986), French Montana (1984), Ronald Agénor (1964), Gérard Soler (1954), and Adel Taarabt (1989). After him are Tahar El Khalej (1968), Mohammed Chaouch (1966), Mohammed Mourhit (1970), Tarik Sektioui (1977), Moestafa El Kabir (1988), and Aziz Bouhaddouz (1987).

Among ATHLETES In Morocco

Among athletes born in Morocco, Jaouad Gharib ranks 7Before him are Saïd Aouita (1959), Nawal El Moutawakel (1962), Rhadi Ben Abdesselam (1929), Hicham El Guerrouj (1974), Brahim Boutayeb (1967), and Nezha Bidouane (1969). After him are Mohammed Mourhit (1970), Salah Hissou (1972), Khalid Boulami (1969), Hasna Benhassi (1978), Rashid Ramzi (1980), and Brahim Lahlafi (1968).