Noureddine Morceli

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Noureddine Morceli
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Algeria
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta 1500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Tokyo 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 1993 Stuttgart 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 1995 Gothenburg 1500 m
World Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Sevilla 1500 m
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 1993 Narbonne 1500 m

Noureddine Morceli (born February 28, 1970 in Ténès, Chlef Province) is a retired Algerian athlete. He won the 1500 m run at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He won the silver medal in the 1500 m at the World Junior Championships in 1988. Morceli went to college in Riverside, California.

Morceli was coached by his brother Abderrahmane.[1] His brother ran for Algeria in the Moscow Olympics of 1980 and in Los Angeles in 1984.

References[change | change source]

  1. encyclopedia britannica. "Noureddine Morceli". Retrieved 21 July 2012.