Bouchra Ghezielle

Bouchra Ghézielle, née Ben Thami (Arabic: بُشرا غزال‎; born 19 May 1979), is a Moroccan-French track and field athlete, now competing for France. She competes mainly on the 1500 m distance but also on 800 m and 3000 m distances.

Bouchra Ghezielle
Medal record
Women's athletics
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Helsinki 1500 m

Born in Khemisset,[1] she competed at the 2004 Olympic Games for Morocco. She won the bronze medals at the 1998 African Championships,[2] the 1998 World Junior Championships and the 2005 World Championships, and finished fourth at the 2005 World Athletics Final.[1]

In 2008, she was found guilty of rh-EPO doping. The sample was delivered on 9 February 2008 in an out-of-competition test in Franconville. She received a suspension from May 2008 to May 2012.[3]

Personal bestsEdit

This is a list of her personal best times:[1]


  1. ^ a b c Bouchra Ghezielle at World Athletics
  2. ^ African Championships - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ "Doping Rule Violation". 13 November 2008. Retrieved 22 November 2008.