Past long-distance runner who earned the bronze medal for Morocco in the 5,000 meter competition on the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. He established his personal greatest half-marathon amount of time in 1994. He competed in the 5,000 meter competition on the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He was raised in Fes, Morocco. In 1996, he defeat Olympic length runner Paul Tergat to earn the Belgrade Competition Through History.