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Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, Iowa State University (United States of America)
Secretary of State to the Minister of Social Affairs, responsible for Youth and Sport (1997-1998); Ministry of Youth and Sports (2007-2009)
Moroccan Champion in 100m, 200m, 400m hurdles (1977-1978), Arab Champion in 100m, 200m, 400m hurdles; African Champion in 400m hurdles (1983), USA Champion in 400m hurdles (1984); Olympic Champion in 400m hurdles at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad Los Angeles 1984; gold medallist in 400m hurdles at the Mediterranean Games in Casablanca (Morocco, 1983) and in Damascus (Syria, 1987); bronze medallist in 400m hurdles at the World University Games in Kobe (Japan, 1985) then gold medallsit in Zagreb (then Yugoslavia, 1987)
Member then Vice-President of the IAAF Athletes’ Commission (1989-); National sprint and hurdles coach(1990); Member of the Moroccan National Olympic Committee, Elite Commission (1992); Deputy National Technical Director of the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation (1993) then Vice-President (1997); Member of the African Amateur Athletics Confederation (1995-); Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council (1995-); Member of the International Committee of the French-speaking Games (1997-2005); Member of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games (1998-); Member of the Board of the Arab National Olympic Committees (1998-); Founder Member (2000) then Vice-Chair of the Laureus World Sports Academy (2004-); Member of the Council of the International Athletics Foundation (2001-); Founder Member and President of the Moroccan Sport and Development Association (2002-); Member of the International Association Football Federation (FIFA) Women’s Football Commission (2004) and of the Women’s Competitions’ Commission (FIFA) (2007); Chair of the Moroccan NOC Women and Sport Commission (2005-2007); Member of the Jury and Technical Delegate at various national, continental and international competitions
National Merit (Exceptional Order) awarded by King Hassan II of Morocco (1983); Knight of the Lion National Order awarded by President of Senegal Abdou Diouf (1998); Unicef Goodwill Ambassador (1999); Mérite National de l’Ordre de Commandeur awarded by King Mohammed VI of Morocco (2004); Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit of the Republic of Tunisia (2005); “Lifetime Achievement” award from the Laureus association (2010); United Nations Goodwill ambassador for the Millinium Developpment Goals (2011); Chevalier National du Benin of the Republic of Benin (2012); Officer of the National Order of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire (2013); Commandeur de l’Ordre National du Lion of the Republic of Senegal 2014; Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur of the Republic of France (2015)
Member of the Executive Board (2008-2012); IOC Vice-President (2012-2016); Chair of the following Commissions: Evaluation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (2004-2005); Evaluation for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 (2008-2009); Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016 (2010-2016); member of the following Commissions: Women and Sport (1995-2010) then (2014-2015), Doping (working group, 1998), “IOC 2000” (1999), Marketing (2000-2010), Nominations (2000-2013), IOC 2000 Reform Follow-up (2002), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad London 2012 (2005-2012), International Relations (2008-2015), Radio and Television (2014-2015), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-), Communications (2015-), Women in Sport (2015-), Evaluation for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024 (2016-)