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(born 10 February 1996) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in track and cross country running events. He represented his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was an individual and team medallist at the African Cross Country Championships in 2016.
At the 2016 Rio Olympics he was one of three Kenyans, alongside Caleb Ndiku and Isiah Koech, who failed to progress to the Olympic 5000 metres final. This was the first time this had happened in Kenya's Olympic history since 1956. Former athletes were highly critical: 1988 Olympic champion John Ngugi said preparation was inadequate and the runners were not mentally prepared, while former world champion Benjamin Limo singled out Muneria's selection for the shorter track distance as a poor choice, saying
made his first high level forays in running at Moroccan road races, taking eighth at the 2014 Marrakesh 10K and the 2015 Rabat Half Marathon. A breakthrough over 10,000 metres followed at the Kenyan Athletics Championships in 2015, where he was runner-up in 27:54.6 minutes, though he was slower at the World Championships trials. He gained his first national selection after a fourth-place finish at the Kenyan Cross Country Championships. At the 2016 African Cross Country Championships he finished with a bronze medal, helping Kenya to the team gold medals alongside the winner James Gitahi Rungaru. He surprised with a runner-up finish in the 10,000 m at the 2016 Athletics Kenya Olympic Trials behind Paul Tanui. In an unusual selection decision, he was listed in the initial 10,000 m team, but was then entered in the shorter 5000 m race.
Mohammed Mrabet, born in Tangier, International Zone from 1923-1956, his father enrolled him in Koranic school at the age of four, then in 1943 at "L'ecole public de Boukhachkhach". From 1946 to 1950, Mrabet worked as a caddy at the Royal Tangier Golf Club and thereafter as a fisherman, until 1956, when he met an American couple, Russ and Anne-Marie Reeves, at the "Café Central" in Tangier's "Petit Socco", and remained friends with them for several years. They leased the Hotel
('Tangier Inn') in Tangier and Mrabet worked there as a barman from 1956 to 1959, when he accompanied them to New York, where he stayed with them for several months. His account of his relationship with this couple is semi-fictionalised in his autobiography "Look and Move On".
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