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Zoubida Laayouni’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Moroccan athletics competitor and discus thrower
Is Athlete
Discus thrower
From Morocco
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth

5 February 1956

Age 64 years

Zoubida Laayouni (born 5 February 1956) is a retired Moroccan athlete who specialised in the discus throw. She won eight medals at the African Championships in Athletics including record six gold medals.

Her personal best in the event is 56.94 metres set in Meknès in 1994. This is the still standing national record.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Morocco
1979 African Championships Dakar, Senegal 1st Discus throw 46.18 m
Mediterranean Games Split, Yugoslavia 4th Discus throw 45.88 m
World Cup Montreal, Canada 8th Discus throw 46.081
1981 Arab Championships Tunis, Tunisia 1st Discus throw 49.88 m
World Cup Rome, Italy 9th Discus throw 45.241
1982 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 1st Discus throw 51.50 m
1983 Maghreb Championships Casablanca, Morocco 1st Discus throw 50.92 m
Arab Championships Amman, Jordan 1st Discus throw 47.84 m
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 4th Discus throw 51.48 m
1984 African Championships Rabat, Morocco 1st Discus throw 52.70 m
1985 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 1st Discus throw 51.80 m
World Cup Canberra, Australia 8th Discus throw 49.681
1987 Arab Championships Algiers, Algeria 2nd Discus throw 49.79 m
Mediterranean Games Latakia, Syria 5th Discus throw 51.34 m
1988 African Championships Annaba, Algeria 3rd Discus throw 47.50 m
1989 African Championships Lagos, Nigeria 1st Discus throw 51.14 m
Arab Championships Cairo, Egypt 2nd Discus throw 52.12 m
World Cup Barcelona, Spain 9th Discus throw 48.34 m1
1990 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 1st Discus throw 53.10 m
Maghreb Championships Algiers, Algeria 1st Discus throw 54.00 m
1991 Mediterranean Games Athens, Greece 6th Discus throw 53.22 m
1992 African Championships Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius 3rd Discus throw 52.74 m
1993 Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 5th Discus throw 52.92 m
1995 Arab Championships Cairo, Egypt 3rd Discus throw

1Representing Africa