Mahiedine MEKHISSI-BENABBAD

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad - France - 2016 European champion & Olympic bronze medalist.

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Date: 10 July 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Friday, 15 March 1985
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Reims, France
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  • France
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Mahiedine MEKHISSI-BENABBAD - France - 2016 European champion & Olympic bronze medalist.

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad the 3,000m steeplechase champion in both 2010 and

2012 returned to the event at the 2016 European Championships in Amsterdam,

where he won the title for a third time.

He contested the European 1,500m title in 2014 - which he won.



In 2007 he won the European U23 steeplechase championship in Debrecen.

 

2016 European Championship 3,000m steeplechase Final.

 

 1.  Mahiedine MEKHISSI-BENABBAD  
 Mahiedine   FRA
  8:25.63
 
 2.  KAYA   Aras   TUR   8:29.91 PB
 3.  KOWAL   Yoann   FRA
  8:30.79      
 4.  MARTOS   Sebastián   ESP   8:31.93  SB
 5.  CHATBI   Jamel
  ITA   8:32.43  
 6.  MULLETT   Rob   GBR   8:33.29

 

The disqualification of Ezekiel Kemboi, who had passed the finish line third, gave

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. He of course

won silver medals in Beijing 2008 and London 2012.


2016 Olympic Games.

Men's 3,000 metres steeplechase final.


 1.  Conseslus Kipruto  KEN  8:03.28  OR
 2.  Evan Jager  USA  8:04.28  SB
 3.  Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad  FRA  8:11.52  SB
 4.  Soufiane Elbakkali  MAR  8:14.35  PB
 5.  Yoann Kowal  FRA  8:16.75  SB
 6.  Brimin Kiprop Kipruto  KEN  8:18.79  SB
 7.  Hillary Bor  USA  8:22.74  PB

 Ezekiel Kemboi

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