TOKYO2020: DAY 9

A great effort and a second chance sum up day 9 for Algeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Just two athletes competed today in the Japanese capital and first up was Abdelkarim Fergat in the 60kg Greco-Roman Wrestling 1/8 Final. Unfortunately, the Algerian lost to Kenichiro Fumita of Japan with a final score of 8-0….

TOKYO2020: DAY 8

Algeria’s hopes of winning a medal are thinning after another three athletes were eliminated early on in their respective events at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Experienced boxer Mohamed Flissi and his teammates, runners Yassine Hethat and Loubna Benhadja were all eliminated on day eight. The biggest shock of the day was Mohammed Flissi’s Round of…

TOKYO2020: DAY 7

Mixed emotions on day seven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as hurdler Abdelmalik Lahoulou and boxer Imane Khelif progressed to the next round in their respective sport, but disappointments for steeplechaser Hichem Bouchicha and Algerian swimming duo Oussama Sahnoune and Amel Melih. Today marked the first day of the track and field events on day…

TOKYO2020: DAY 6

It has come to an end for the Algerian athletes in sailing and rowing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with the RS:X duo finishing in last place in the sailing races, while the rowers settled for fifth and two more boxers were eliminated at the end of the sixth day. First up was the Algerian…

TOKYO2020: DAY 5

Day five of the Tokyo Olympic Games was a difficult one to watch for the Algerians, as another three athletes find themselves going home. First up was Cyclist Azzedine Lagab, who was unable to finish the Men’s Road Race on day one of the Games. However, the Algerian cyclist competed in today’s Men’s Individual Time…