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Senior Athletic Championships : Sofiane El Bakkali wins a silver medal

Sofiane El Bakkali, Moroccan runner./Ph. DR
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Moroccan male steeplechase runner Sofiane El Bakkali won, Friday, a silver medal at the Senior Athletic Championships, held in Asaba, Nigeria.

El Bakkali finished the 3.000-race in 8:28.01, ranked behind World champion Conseslus Kipruto from Kenya and Ethiopian runner Getnet Baybal.

On the same day, Soukaina Zakour won a gold medal. Morocco's Rabbi Arafi and Malika Akkaoui won silver and bronze medals respectively, while Smaili Mostafa ended his race, wining a bronze medal behind Botswana's Nijel. Amos (gold) and Kenyan Emmanuel Korir (silver).

Zied Azizi won a bronze medal, ranked behind Algerian Abdelmalik Lahoulou (gold) and South African Cornel Frederick (silver).

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