Road Races
About Us
Gaby Issa-El-Khoury, Ph.D.
Lebanese record holder of the long jump since 1982 until his athlete Marc Habib bettered him in 2004. Still holds the Lebanese indoor record with 7m41.
Participated in the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984 for Lebanon in long jump.
Gaby was the head coach of the CAEJ (Club des Anciens Elèves de Jamhour) and still coaches at the same club which is now known as the Blue Stars.
He earned the highest coach degree from the French Federation of Athletics (Fédération Française d’Athlétisme) and is currently working on his American level three (the highest that the USA Track and Field association delivers).
He is a lecturer for the IAAF coaching education system.
He is presently Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at University of Balamand, Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts.
Laura Saliba
Laura graduated as a Computer Engineer from ESIB (Ecole Supérieure des Ingénieurs de Beyrouth), USJ (Université Saint-Joseph). She is now studying for an Advanced Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence at KU Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Belgium.
Laura tried almost every sport but decided to focus on track and field (athletics).
She runs the sprint events from the 100 to the 400m dash and hurdles.
But her favorite are the 200m and the 400m hurdles.
She is the new addition to the Athletics Performance team.
Louis Baz
Louis graduated from College Notre Dame de Jamhour in 1997.
He was an active member of the CAEJ (Club des Anciens Elèves de Jamhour), known as BlueStars Club now. Being one of the best tennis and table tennis players in Lebanon, he represented the club in all the competitions organized by the different federations.
After 1 year spent in France in 1998 studying Sports Management, Louis came back to Lebanon to focus on the advertising and multimedia field.
He also worked as an Event Manager in different clubs and associations, organized many of local and international competitions, conferences, product launches...
He is now in Dubai working with CAN DO Middle East Entertainments.
Patrick Fargialla
Patrick graduated as an Electrical and Computer Engineer with specialization in Computer Engineering from ESIB (Ecole Supérieure des Ingénieurs de Beyrouth) at the USJ (Université Saint-Joseph).
He was a runner in the CAEJ (Club des Anciens Elèves de Jamhour) and still runs for the Blue Stars (new name of the CAEJ).
Patrick likes the long distance races and especially the road races.
He is currently working in the ITG group.