Baya Rahouli

Baya Rahouli (Arabic: باية رحولي‎, born July 27, 1979 in Bab El Oued, Algiers) is an Algerian athlete who competes in the triple jump. She is a former African record holder in this event, and has two African championship titles, beating Françoise Mbango Etone and Kéné Ndoye on both occasions. In two editions of the Pan Arab Games she has taken a clean sweep, winning eight gold medals in total.

Baya Rahouli
Personal information
Born (1979-07-27) July 27, 1979 (age 41)
Bab El Oued, (Algeria
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Event(s)Triple jump

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Algeria
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 10th Triple jump 12.97 m (wind: +1.0 m/s)
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 5th Long jump 6.19 m
6th Triple jump 13.25 m
Pan Arab Games Beirut, Lebanon 1st 100 m 11.98
1st 100 m hurdles 14.11
1st Long jump 6.09 m
1st Triple jump 13.51 m w
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 8th 100m hurdles 14.05 (wind: -1.0 m/s)
18th (q) Long jump 6.12 m (wind: -1.1 m/s)
1st Triple jump 14.04 m (wind: -0.3 m/s)
African Championships Dakar, Senegal 3rd Long jump 6.36 m
1st Triple jump 13.96 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 4th Triple jump 14.22 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 16th (q) Long jump 6.55 m (NR)
10th Triple jump 14.00 m
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 6th Long jump 6.33 m
2nd Triple jump 14.64 m
2000 African Championships Algiers, Algeria 1st Triple jump 14.23 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 5th Triple jump 14.17 m
2001 Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 5th Long jump 5.98 m
1st Triple jump 14.30 m (w)
2002 African Championships Radès, Tunisia 3rd Triple jump 13.78 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 7th Triple jump 14.31 m (NR)
World Championships Paris, France 11th Triple jump 14.26 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 10th Triple jump 14.19 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 6th Triple jump 14.86 m
Pan Arab Games Algiers, Algeria 1st 100 m 11.84
1st 100 m hurdles 13.49
1st Long jump 6.19 m
1st Triple jump 14.49 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 1st Triple jump 14.98 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th Triple jump 14.50 m
2006 African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 5th Triple jump 13.47 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 22nd (q) Triple jump 13.87 m
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 4th Triple jump 13.64 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 8th Triple jump 14.12 m
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 1st Triple jump 14.08 m
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 1st Triple jump 14.01 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 14th (q) Triple jump 13.83 m
African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 4th Triple jump 13.50 m
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 3rd Triple jump 14.04 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 17th (q) Triple jump 13.41 m

Personal bestsEdit


  • 100 metres – 11.51 s (1999) NR
  • 100 metres hurdles – 13.50 s (1998)
  • Long jump – 6.70 m (1999) NR
  • Triple jump – 14.98 m (2005) NR


  • 60 metres – 7.45 (1999)
  • Triple Jump – 14.31 (2003, 2004) NR

External linksEdit

  • Baya Rahouli at World Athletics
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Baya Rahouli". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.