On the sidelines of the World Athletics Championships in Doha, legendary athlete Carl Lewis paid tribute to the former Moroccan Athletics Champions, whom he followed with interest and expressed his desire to visit the kingdom.
In an exclusive interview, the legend of athletics, the American Carl Lewis declared his great interest for the great Moroccan riders when they dominated the championships of the world.
“I visited Algeria, but not Morocco, I have never had the opportunity, but it will not be long, especially if I am invited,” says Carl Lewis, who smiles broadly moved to Doha on the sidelines of the World Athletics Championships, where he held a press conference to discuss his personal experience and his legendary feats in several disciplines.
Carl Lewis was 9 times Olympic champion and 8 times world champion between 1984 and 1996. He flew over athletics between 1979 and 1996. He is part of the closed club of the three athletes who have won at least one medal in four editions of the Olympic Games.
Multidisciplinary, Lewis was champion of the 100m, 200m, 100mx4, 200mx4, and he achieved 65 wins in the long jump. In total, he broke the 10 seconds record on 100m 15 times, 20 seconds on 200m 10 times, and jumped more than 28 feet 71 times.