Tahri, Bouabdellah

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Name
Tahri, Bouabdellah Gender: M
born on 20 December 1978 at 15:40 (= 3:40 PM )
Place Metz, France, 49n08, 6e10
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 28°22' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 04°59 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 15°02'



Bouabdellah Tahri (2009)
photo: Erik van Leeuwen, license gfdl

Biography

French middle-distance and long-distance runner of Algerian descent, who competes internationally for France.

He competes mainly in the 3000 m steeplechase distance. He also competes in the 2000 m steeplechase, 1500 m, mile, 3000 m, 5000 m, 10000 m and cross-country running. He has won several medals at major international championships such as the World Championships, European Championships and the European Indoor Championships. Moreover, he has won medals in the European Cup, European Team Championships, IAAF World Cup, IAAF Continental Cup and the IAAF World Athletics Final.

In June 2009, Tahri improved his 2000 m outdoor steeplechase European record with a run of 5:15.36 in Nancy, France. He set a new 3000 m outdoor steeplechase European record of 8:01.18 in finishing third in the final of the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. On 25 June 2010, Tahri set a new world record time of 5:13.47 in the 2000m outdoor steeplechase race in Tomblaine, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'sport athlétisme' pdf file, p. 102.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field (Distance runner)