Larbi Bourrada

Larbi Bourrada
Personal information
BornMay 10, 1988 (1988-05-10) (age 29)
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
Country Algeria


Larbi Bourrada (called sometimes Larbi Bouraâda or Larbi Bouraada, given birth to Might 10, 1988 in Rouiba) can be an Algerian decathlon sportsman. He’s the three-time African champ (2008, 2010 and 2014) as well as the African record holder in the case. He in addition has competed in the pole vault, earning the All-Africa Video games name in 2011 and two metallic medals in the African Championships.

As an adolescent he won the bronze medal in the decathlon in the 2007 All-Africa Games. He continues to be the African record in the decathlon since his overall performance of 8171 factors at this year's 2009 Globe Championships in Athletics kept in Berlin. He also completed second in the pole vault in the 2010 African Championships in Athletics having a elevation of 4.60 m behind Hamdi Dhouibi from Tunisia. He was Africa's representative in the 2010 IAAF Continental Glass in the high leap, pole vault as well as the lengthy leap. He also arranged an Algerian record for the interior heptathlon that 12 months, scoring 5911 factors as a visitor athlete in the French Championships.In July 2011 he pieces a fresh African record with a complete of 8302 points on the Ratingen Mixed Event meeting in Germany. He established three personal information in your competition: 100 m (10.61 s), lengthy jump (7.94 m) and discus throw (40.34 m). He completed tenth on the 2011 Athletics Globe Championships in Daegu with a complete of 8158 factors, including two personal bests: 13.56 s in the 110 m hurdles and 4.90 m in the pole vault. He was removed through the decathlon in the 2011 All-Africa Video games in Maputo after two fake starts on the initial event (100 m). The video games were held fourteen days after the globe championships and he stated that this had not been enough time to recuperate. He entered the average person pole vault event, nevertheless, and earned with an individual greatest of 5.00 m.Time for the Ratingen conference in 2012, he again earned your competition with an African record rating. He established bests in the 100 metres, shot place and javelin toss to business lead from begin to finish and gather 8332 points. Nevertheless, his doping test at your competition returned positive for the prohibited steroid Stanozolol. Bourrada was disqualified from the function and provided a two-year ban from athletics.Bourrada returned to competition through the 2014 period, being successful his third African name in Marrakech with an individual best and tournament record rating of 8311 factors.

Personal bests

Event Functionality Place Time 100 m 10.58 Ratingen 14 June 2012 Lengthy jump 7.94 m Ratingen 16 July 2011 Shot place 13.78 m Rio de Janeiro 17 August 2016 High jump 2.10 m Rio de Janeiro 17 August 2016 400 metres 46.69 Alger 11 June 2009 110 m hurdles 14.13 Alger 15 July 2016 Discus throw 42.39 m Rio de Janeiro 18 August 2016 Pole vault 5.00 m Maputo 14 September 2011 Javelin throw 67.68 m Ratingen 15 June 2012 1500 metres 4:12.15 Berlin 20 August 2009 Decathlon 8521 Rio de Janeiro 18 August 2016