#Paralympics: Algeria Day 9

It was another successful day at the Paralympics for Algeria, as a total of three medals were won, of which two were gold.


World champion Samir Nouioua earning Algeria’s third gold at the Paralympics

1500 meters world champion, Samir Nouioua added another gold medal for Algeria, as he came first in the  1500m – T45/46 final. This is the 31 year old’s third gold after he won two gold medals in Athens 2004. It is also his eighth medal he has won at a Paralympic games.

Algeria’s fourth gold medalist Asmahan Boudjadar

Asmahan Boudjadar earned the second gold medal in one day for Algeria in the women’s shot put – F33 final. It was her first attempt which did enough to win first place after reaching a distance of 5.72.

hamdi 222.png
Sofiane Hamdi with his bronze medal

Sofiane Hamdi did very well to qualify for the finals of the men’s 400m – T37 in day eight. Following on in day nine, the 27 year old went on to add to Algeria’s medal tally, as he came very close to earning a silver by just milliseconds, but he ended up with the bronze.

Sid Ali Bouzourine tried his best in the men’s T36 400m final, however came last with a time of 1:00.22.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s