#Rio2016: Algeria at Day 14, Day 15 & Day 16

Going into the final few days of Olympic action, Algeria were still competing for the medals. ATHLETICS A massive congratulations to Taoufik Makhloufi who won his second silver medal at Rio 2016 in the men’s 1500m final, narrowly missing out on a gold with a time of 3:50.11. The men’s marathon saw two Algerians take…

Men’s 1500m final: Taoufik Makhloufi preview

Taoufik Makhloufi will be looking to defend his Olympic title in the men’s 1500m final at 01:00. The 28-year-old won the gold four years ago at London 2012 and is looking to become the first ever Algerian to win two gold medals. Makhloufi is already Algeria’s most decorated Olympian of all time with one gold…

#Rio2016: Algeria at Day 12 and Day 13

The time for the Algerians at the Rio Olympics is nearing to an end, as there were only three athletes left competing for a medal in days 12 and 13. Athletics: Taoufik Makhloufi was looking slightly fatigued from the 800m, where he won the silver medal, but he is showing the determination to defend his…

Men’s 800m final: Taoufik Makhloufi preview

Taoufik Makhloufi will be going for gold tonight in the final of the men’s 800m. Having won the 1500m in London four years ago, he now has the opportunity to become the first ever Algerian Olympian to win two gold medals and arguably make himself Algeria’s greatest sportsperson of all time. He qualified comfortably for…