Hicham El Gerrouj, quadruple world champion and double Olympic champion at the 2004 Olympics

Euromed University of Fez

Special guest of the UEMF conference cycle, Hicham El Guerrouj gave a conference around his very inspiring journey for young people and which is littered with obstacles, uncertainties and challenges and an example of endurance, self-sacrifice and extraordinary willpower.

This conference experienced moments charged with emotion following the broadcast of a report which summarizes the legendary journey of the athlete. These very moving images allowed the audience to relive the highlights of an exceptional career filled with difficulties, but also multiple successes, joy and attachment to the motherland.

“Everything is possible when you believe in it and work hard to achieve your goal. Love of the country and our Great King, will and faith gave me the strength of the titans to face challenges and give the best of myself...”, affirmed the athlete in response to a of the many questions asked by the students.

The four-time world champion said he was very impressed by the University's infrastructure and by its values ​​and the quality of exchanges with students and teachers.