Mile News Tagged Said Aouita


Saïd Aouita: The Greatest of All Time?

February 17, 2017

Aouita was not simply a consummate competitor, who won a hard-to-believe 115 out of 119 races in close to a decade... but he was a peerless entertainer. The Olympic champion could talk a race as well as he could run one.

By Pat Butcher, Globerunner

When the Ancient Greeks, who invented the...

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Banner Week in The Record Business: Aouita & Slaney

September 02, 1985

When it came up again, there was no expression there, nothing but running animal. She held her form.

By Kenny Moore, Sport Illustrated

Morocco's Said Aouita came flailing into the stretch of the 1500 meters in West Berlin's Olympic Stadium last Friday night looking as if his teeth were going...

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