Algeria added to their medal tally at Day 4 of the Paralympic Games in Rio with some fantastic performances along the way.
A quite incredible T13 1500m race saw male brothers Fouad Baka and Abdellatif Baka take part and it was Abdellatif won who a medal – making it Algeria’s first gold of these Games. An amazing performance saw him break the world record and the Paralympic record with a time of 3:48.29. There was more medal success for Algeria on the track as Madjid Djemai won a bronze in the men’s T37 1500m with a time of 4:17.28.
Brazil beat Algeria 10-2 in the men’s section of Pool A, with Mohamed Mokrane getting both the goals for the North Africans.
Both the men and the women were in action. Algeria’s women lost 72-33 to France, whilst the men lost to the USA 92-24.