Nouria Mérah-Benida

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Nouria Mérah-Benida (born October 19, 1970 in Algiers) is an Algerian middle distance runner.

At the 1999 All-Africa Games in Johannesburg Mérah-Benida won silver medals in both 800 metres and 1500 metres. At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney she won the gold medal.[1] In 2000 she also won an 800 m silver medal and a 1500 m gold medal at the African Championships.

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  1. "Holmes fades in 1500m". BBC News. September 30, 2000. Retrieved 2007-07-18.