Abdalaati IGUIDER

Abdalaati Iguider - Morocco - Fourth in 1500m at 2016 Olympic Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 27 August 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 25 March 1987
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Errachidia, Morocco
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Morocco
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Abdalaati IGUIDER - Morocco - Fourth in 1500m at 2016 Olympic Games.

2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Men's 1,500 metres final.

 

 1. Matthew Centrowitz, Jr.  United States  3:50.00
 2. Taoufik Makhloufi  Algeria  3:50.11
 3. Nick Willis  New Zealand  3:50.24   
 4. Ayanleh Souleiman  Djibouti  3:50.29
 5. Abdalaati Iguider  Morocco  3:50.58   
 6. Asbel Kiprop  Kenya  3:50.87
 7. David Bustos  Spain  3:51.06
 8. Ben Blankenship  United States  3:51.09

 

The winning time of 3:50.00 was the slowest since 1932.

Centrowitz became the first American to win the event since Mel Sheppard in 1908.

Only five finalist (there were thirteen) failed to beat 3:40 in their semi final - ten seconds

faster than Centrowitz's winning time !

Earlier in the evening Mo Farah won the 5,000 metres.  

Mo's best time for the 1,500 metres.   3:28.81.    Need one say more ?