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CHENTOUF El Amin
Sport Para athletics
NPC Morocco   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthKsar Lekbir, MAR
Height1.76 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Residence
Rabat, MAR
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Air Force
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried the sport in 2000 in Morocco. He began competing in 2008.
Why this sport?
"I was encouraged to start the sport by previous champions and my friends."
Club / Team
Tadamoun Club: Morocco
Name of coach
Gheithy Kanany, MAR, from 2016
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Morocco
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG
General Interest
Hobbies
Swimming, football. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Moroccan middle distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the Sports Merit Star from the Organisation of Military Sports in Africa [OSMA]. (hespress.com, 07 Mar 2019)

In 2016 he was named Best Para Athlete in Morocco. (lionsdelatlas.ma, 01 Jan 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied athletics at national level in Morocco. (paralympic.org, 27 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 5000m T12 13:53.76
10 2012 1500m T13 4:00.43
Round 1 2012 800m T12 2:13.81
2 2016 5000m T13 14:21.04
1 2016 Marathon T12 2:32:17
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 5000m T12 14:32.27
1 2013 10000m T12 29:38.85
1 2013 Marathon T12 2:29:47
3 2015 1500m T13 3:56.49
  2015 5000m T13  DNF
  2017 5000m T13  DNF
  2017 1500m T13  DNF
  2019 1500m T13  DNF
7 2019 5000m T13 14:52.64
Marathon World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Marathon T11/12 2:21:33
1 2019 Marathon T12 2:21:23