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Nader al-Masri

Inspirational Palestinian Olympian and long-distance running champion.

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Date of Birth:



Beit Hanoun, Gaza, Palestine

Place of Birth:

Why Featured?

Achieved significant milestones as a Palestinian athlete in international competitions.

Brief bio

Nader al-Masri is a prominent Palestinian long-distance runner and two-time Olympian. He has represented Palestine in several international competitions, including the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, and the World Championships in Athletics. Al-Masri has won medals in international competitions, including gold at the 2003 Pan Arab Games and bronze at the 2005 Mediterranean Games.

Major Milestones


  • Born in Beit Hanoun on 26th January 1980.

  • Competed in the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

  • Won a gold medal in the 10,000 meters at the 2003 Pan Arab Games.

  • Secured a bronze medal in the 10,000 meters at the 2005 Mediterranean Games.

  • Won the Palestine Marathon in 2015.

  • Represented Palestine in the Olympics and other international athletic events...See More

  • Brought international attention to the challenges faced by athletes in Gaza...See More

  • Demonstrated resilience by training under challenging conditions and still achieving success...See More

  • Inspired many in Palestine and beyond through his dedication and achievements.

  • Contributed to the development of athletics in Palestine.

Date of Last Update: 
December 17, 2023

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