Saïd Aouita

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Saïd Aouita (Arabic: سعيد عويطة‎; born November 2, 1959) is a former Moroccan track and field athlete. He won the 5000 meters at the 1984 Summer Olympics and the 1987 World Championships in Athletics, as well as the 3000 meters at the 1989 IAAF World Indoor Championships. He is a former world record holder over 1500 metres (3:29.46), 2000 m (4:50.80), 3000 m (7:29.45), and twice at 5000 m (13:00.40 and 12:58.39). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saïd Aouita has received more than 126,836 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Saïd Aouita is the 118th most popular athlete (up from 128th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Morocco (down from 41st in 2019) and the most popular Moroccan Athlete.

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Among athletes, Saïd Aouita ranks 118 out of 3,055Before him are Karin Balzer, Joseph Guillemot, Vladimir Kuts, Vsevolod Bobrov, Kipchoge Keino, and Gyula Kellner. After him are Nils von Kantzow, Marlene Ahrens, Viorica Viscopoleanu, Miruts Yifter, John Flanagan, and Jürgen Schult.

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Among people born in 1959, Saïd Aouita ranks 95Before him are Filipe Nyusi, Jon Fosse, Stephen Harper, Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior, Takaaki Kajita, and Tobias Moretti. After him are Marcus Miller, James Wong, Alessandro Nannini, "Weird Al" Yankovic, John C. McGinley, and Saul Perlmutter.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Saïd Aouita ranks 51 out of 163Before him are Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq (1212), Yusuf II, Almohad caliph (1197), Amir Peretz (1952), Ibn al-Banna' al-Marrakushi (1256), Ahmed Faras (1946), and Saadeddine Othmani (1956). After him are Abdelilah Benkirane (1954), Philippe Barbarin (1950), Abdellatif Filali (1928), Driss Jettou (1945), Abdallah ibn Yasin (null), and Samira Said (1958).

Among ATHLETES In Morocco

Among athletes born in Morocco, Saïd Aouita ranks 1After him are Nawal El Moutawakel (1962), 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).