Fatima Ezzahra won gold in women’s 1500m T12, setting the new world record at 4:22.15. American athlete Liza Corso ranked 2nd followed by Tunisia’s Somaya Bousaid.
The Paris championships also saw an epic battle in the men’s 5000m T13 when Morocco’s Paralympic gold medalist Yassine Ouhdadi El Ataby overtook Australia’s reigning world champion Jaryd Clifford in the last 50m to win in 15:16.97.
Moroccan Mouncef Bouja offered his country a silver medal in the 100m/T12, while Oumaima Oubraym took bronze in the women’s club throw F32.
The North African Kingdom is taking part in the Paris World Handisport championship with 18 athletes vying for medals in various competitions.
The second largest international Paralympic competition just after the Paralympic Games, this major international sporting event takes place at the Stade Charléty in Paris. Of major importance since qualifying for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, this event is placed under the authority of the international body World Para Athletics.
According to northafricapost