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El Amin Chentouf

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Family
One child
Residence
Rabat, MAR
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Air Force
Languages
Arabic, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried the sport in 2000 in Morocco. He began competing in 2008.
Why this sport?
"I was encouraged to start the sport by previous champions and my friends."
Club / Team
Tadamoun Club: Morocco
Name of coach
Gheithy Kanany, MAR, from 2016

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Morocco
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming, football. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Moroccan middle-distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the Sports Merit Star from the Organisation of Military Sports in Africa [OSMA]. (hespress.com, 07 Mar 2019)

In 2016 he was named Best Para Athlete in Morocco. (lionsdelatlas.ma, 01 Jan 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied athletics at national level in Morocco. (paralympic.org, 27 Sep 2015)
Other information
MEMORABLE MARATHON DEBUT
He competed in his first marathon at the 2013 Marathon World Cup in London, England, and set a world record in the T12 classification of 2:24:00. (paralympic.org, 27 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-02 1
Men's 800 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 4
Men's 5000 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-03 1
Men's 1500 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-04 10
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-20 1
Men's 10000 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-23 1
Men's Marathon T12 Final 1 2013-07-28 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-26 3
Men's 5000 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-29 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-15 2
Men's Marathon T12 Final Round 2016-09-18 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-16 9999
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-19 9999