World Triathlon

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Media Guide

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ATHLETES' BIOS - MEN MAR MEHDI ESSADIQ A long-term member of the ASICS World Triathlon Team supporting athletes from smaller nations achieve their Olympic goals, Mehdi Essadiq will be the first man to represent Morocco in triathlon at the Games after earning the New Flag spot for Africa. Having narrowly missed out on qualification for both London 2012 and Rio 2016, the 35-year-old doctor's final effort proved to be successful. African Games silver medallist in 2019, Essadiq will be bringing his nearly 15 years of race experience to Tokyo. Olympic Games - Other Major Games 2019 African Games silver Key Individual Results 2019 African Championships bronze // 2008 U23 African Championships silver // 2007 U23 African Champion Key Mixed Relay Results - WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 11 / 0 / 0 More info about Mehdi Age: 35 101 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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