Olympic Gold Medal Awarded to Female Hurdler

Moroccan hurdler, Nawal El Moutawakel was the first black African woman athlete to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA, USA in 400- meter hurdles.

      Nawal El Moutawakel
      Morocco; Los Angeles, CA, USA

Additional Information:

  • Nawal El Moutawakel – Wikipedia
    Nawal El Moutawakel (Amazigh: Nawal Lmutawakkil; Arabic: نوال المتوكل‎; born on April 15, 1962 in Casablanca) is a former Moroccan hurdler, who won the inaugural women’s 400 metres hurdles event at the 1984 Summer Olympics, thereby becoming the first female Muslim born on the continent of Africa to become an Olympic …
  • Ms Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL – Comité National Olympique Marocain …
    Education. Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, Iowa State University (United States of America). Career. Secretary of State to the Minister of Social …
  • Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL – Olympic Athletics | Morocco – Olympic.org
    Dec 21, 2017 – Nawal El Moutawakel claimed gold in the inaugural 400m hurdles at the 1984 Los Angeles Games. … The 400m hurdles for women made its Olympic debut at the 1984 Los Angeles Games. In the final, El Moutawakel led from start to finish and improved her personal best by 0.76 seconds.
  • Nawal El Moutawakel | Laureus
    El Moutawakel. Nawal El Moutawakel made history in 1984 when she became the first Moroccan, African and Muslim woman to win an Olympic gold medal. Sport.
  • Nawal El Moutawakel – Pioneer and militant for Progress| News | iaaf.org
    Who does not remember the tears of this young Arab athlete at the Los Angeles Olympics? Nawal El Moutawakel, aged 22 at the time, enchanted the world and …

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