Lucky Seven for Algeria

Algeria are now in 32nd place on the medal table, after winning another two medals and taking their tally up to seven on day five of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.   Skander Djamil Athmani came very close to gold in the 100m (T13) and Lynda Hamri won bronze in the T12 long jump.  …

Two More Medals For Algeria

The Algerian Paralympic delegation increased their medal tally to five medals on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Two medals were won today, firstly a silver medal by Nassima Saifi in the women’s seated discus throw F56 final and a bronze by Walid Ferhah in the Men’s Seated Discus/Club throw F32. Paralympic champion…

Friday Filled with Medals

A trio of medals for Algeria on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Highlight of the day was the gold medal won by Judoka, Cherine Abdellaoui, followed by two bronze medals won by power lifter Hocine Bettir and Mounia Gasmi in the athletics. Abdelaoui dominated all her openents as she progressed to the…

TOKYO2020 Paralympic Games Preview

Just one day left till the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and a strong Algeria delegation will be going all out for medals. It will be a seventh participation for Algeria at the Paralympics and the delegation will be looking for a repeat of the previous games in Rio 2016 where a…

TOKYO2020: Day 15

Team Algeria’s participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has come to a disappointing end today after the elimination of the last representative, Lamya Matoub in the Karate event. The last time Algeria came away from the Olympic Games with no medals was back in 2004, hosted in the Greek capital of Athens. History repeated itself…