Abderrahim Goumri

Posted in: Track & Field
Jun 7, 2009 - 4:31:36 PM


Date of Birth: May 21, 1976


Personal Bests:

1500m - 3:39.80
2000m - 5:04.80
3000m - 7:32.36
5000m - 12:50.25
10,000m - 27:02.62
½Marathon - 61:19
Marathon - 2:05.28



In 2005 Abderrahim Goumri set a few of his personal bests running personal bests in the 5000 and 10,000m runs.

On May 25, 2005 at the Hengelo out door meeting in the Netherlands, Abderrahim ran his personal best in the 10,000m finishing 3rd behind the winner, Kenenisa Bekele, in a time of 27:02.62.

Later in the year at the Golden league event held in Brussels on 25 August 2005, Abderrahim ran his best 5000m ever finishing second in his current personal best of 12:50.25.

For 2007, Abderrahim won three cross country events while training for his debut marathon in London.  His first cross race was in Italy and he had two wins in Spain.
But the primary focus was the London Marathon where he finished 2nd in 2:07.44.
He Followed London up with a 2nd place in the New York Marathon in 2:09. 16. 

For his debut runs in the marathon he was ranked number 2 in the world by Track & Field News.

2008 Ran the London Marathon finishing 3rd in a PR and Moroccan record time of 2:05.28.