Yassine Rachik set his marathon personal-best of 2:08:05 earlier this year at the Virgin Money London Marathon, which was his first Abbott World Marathon Majors race and marked the fourth-best performance by an Italian at the event. Following that, he took the title at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon in the Czech Republic in June.
Born in Morroco, Rachik moved to Italy in 2004 and became an Italian citizen in 2015. He won bronze over 10,000 meters at the 2015 European U23 Championships and has 22 Italian national youth titles across seven different distances to his name. In 2018, Rachik won bronze in the marathon on the senior level at the IAAF European Championships in Berlin, Germany.
- Date of Birth Jun 11, 1993
- Age 26
- Gender Male
- Country Italy
- Residence Castelli Calepio, Italy
|2019||Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon||1st||1:04:26|
|2019||Virgin Money London Marathon||9th||2:08:05|
|2019||Naples Half Marathon||4th||1:02:29|
|2018||IAAF European Championships Marathon||3rd||2:12:09|