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|Born||12 September 1967 (age 53)|
Bni Bataou, Morocco
|Event(s)||marathon, cross country|
Rakiya Maraoui Quétier (born 12 September 1967) is a Moroccan-born French former long-distance runner who competed mainly in the marathon and cross country running. She competed in the marathon at the World Athletics Championships in 1993 and 2003, and represented France at the 2004 Summer Olympics. She was a three-time participant at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships (1986, 2000, 2001) and ran at the 1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. She was the marathon gold medallist at the 1989 Jeux de la Francophonie. On the road running circuit, she was the winner of the 1990 Roma-Ostia Half Marathon and 2001 Corrida de Houilles
Rakiya distinguished herself at the 1999 European Cross Country Championships winning, under the team classification, the European title at Velenje Slovenia, alongside Fatima Yvelain and Fatima Hajjami.
In 2001, she won the team bronze medal at the 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Vilamoura Portugal, alongside Light-Fatima Yvelain, Yamna Oubouhou-Belkacem and Blandine Bitzner-Ducret. The following year, at the World Cross Country Championships at Ostend, she won another team bronze medal, alongside Oubouhou Yamna-Belkacem, Rodica Nagel and Zahia Dahmani.
In 2003, she finished third at the Paris Half Marathon, and fifth in the Paris Marathon and placed 21st at the marathon of the World Championships in Paris / Saint-Denis. In the marathon of the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004, she did not finish.
- French Athletics Championships
- 10,000 m: 2000
- French Cross Country Championships
- Long course: 2000, 2001
- French Marathon Championships: 1999
- 5000 metres: 15:46.30 min, 5 June 1999, Marseille
- 10,000 metres: 31:56.1 min, 27 June 2000, Strasbourg
- 10K run: 32:52 min, 23 March 2003, La Courneuve
- Half marathon: 1:09:29 h, 10 March 1996, Lisbon
- Marathon: 2:28:17 h, 24 September 1995, Berlin
- List of eligibility transfers in athletics
- List of sportspeople who competed for more than one nation
- "Corsa, libertà e sogno, la maratona di Fatna Maraoui" (in Italian). sportorino.com. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
Fu una delle sorelle – Rakia, ex atleta della nazionale marocchina e poi di quella francese – a intravedere il suo talento. “Ha dieci anni più di me” racconta Fatna, “mi spinse a provare ed è sempre stata un modello di riferimento.
- "Biographie de l'athlète". le site de la Fédération française d'athlétisme. Retrieved 9 April 2014.