Joseph Mahmoud

Joseph Mahmoud (born 13 December 1955 in Safi, Morocco) was a French athlete who mainly competed in the 3000 metre steeple chase.

Joseph Mahmoud
Personal information
Born13 December 1955 (1955-12-13) (age 65)
Safi, Morocco

He competed for France at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, California, where he won the silver medal in the men's 3000 metre steeplechase event. He also competed in the same event at the 1992 Summer Olympics.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   France
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 10th (h) 3000m steeplechase 8:27.70
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st 3000 m steeplechase 8:19.29
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 3000 m steeplechase 8:18.32
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, California 2nd 3000 m steeplechase 8:13.31
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 6th 3000m steeplechase 8:20.25
1989 Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 3000 m steeplechase 8:30.60
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 3000m steeplechase DNF


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Joseph Mahmoud Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2017.

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Preceded by
  Anders Gärderud
Men's 3000 m steeplechase
European record holder

24 August 1984 – 19 July 2002
Succeeded by
  Simon Vroemen
Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Henry Marsh
Men's 3000 m steeplechase
best year performance

Succeeded by
  Henry Marsh