Nawal El Moutawakel

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Nawal El Moutawakel (Amazigh: Nawal Lmutawakkil; Arabic: نوال المتوكل‎; born on April 15, 1962) is a Moroccan former hurdler, who won the inaugural women's 400 metres hurdles event at the 1984 Summer Olympics, and was the inaugural female, Muslim, born in Africa, Moroccan to become an Olympic medalist (gold). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nawal El Moutawakel has received more than 109,224 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Nawal El Moutawakel is the 260th most popular athlete (up from 359th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 62nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Moroccan Athlete.

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Among athletes, Nawal El Moutawakel ranks 260 out of 3,055Before her are Charley Paddock, Ludvík Daněk, Jay Cutler, Patrick Ryan, Ugo Frigerio, and Arie van Vliet. After her are Terry Fox, Viktor Tsybulenko, Xenia Stad-de Jong, Elias Katz, Vyacheslav Ivanov, and Blanka Vlašić.

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Among people born in 1962, Nawal El Moutawakel ranks 149Before her are Tariq Ramadan, Kim Hyon-hui, Bertrand Gachot, David Bryan, Markus Merk, and Karel Roden. After her are Tigran Sargsyan, Renato Portaluppi, Ally Sheedy, Maruschka Detmers, Wim Kieft, and Sumi Jo.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Nawal El Moutawakel ranks 67 out of 163Before her are Ahmed Rami (1946), Shlomo Ben-Ami (1943), Michel Qissi (1962), Ahmed Aboutaleb (1961), Dominique Mamberti (1952), and Alain Souchon (1944). After her are Rhadi Ben Abdesselam (1929), Mustapha Hadji (1971), Ezzaki Badou (1959), Hicham El Guerrouj (1974), Azzeddine Laraki (1929), and Abderrahmane Mahjoub (1929).

Among ATHLETES In Morocco

Among athletes born in Morocco, Nawal El Moutawakel ranks 2Before her are Saïd Aouita (1959). After her are Rhadi Ben Abdesselam (1929), Hicham El Guerrouj (1974), Brahim Boutayeb (1967), Nezha Bidouane (1969), Jaouad Gharib (1972), Mohammed Mourhit (1970), Salah Hissou (1972), Khalid Boulami (1969), Hasna Benhassi (1978), and Rashid Ramzi (1980).