Morocco’s Mohamed El Morabity Wins First Stage of 38th Marathon des Sables

Mohamed was closely followed by his older brother, Rachid El Morabity, who clocked 2 h 11 min 36 sec, 27 seconds behind on the 31.1 km stage. Another Moroccan stood out on this first stage. Aziz Yachou finished 3rd, just 2 seconds behind second-place El Morabity.

On the women’s side, Aziza El Amrany won the first stage. The Moroccan completed the stage in 2 h 45 min 54 sec, with a lead of 26 min 04 sec over her immediate pursuer, another Moroccan Aziza Raji (3 h 11 min 58 sec).

Dutchwoman Adriana Moser finished the race in 3rd place, having completed the stage in 3 h 12 min 53 sec.

Morocco's Mohamed El Morabity won the first stage of the 38th Marathon des Sables on Sunday, held from April 12 to 22 under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

14 avril 2024