TOKYO2020: DAY 11

Finally some excitement circulates around the Algerian Olympic team on day 11, after Yasser Triki booked a place for the final of the triple jump and Bachir Sid Azara is given a chance for the bronze medal in Greco-Roman Wrestling at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. These two results came to relieve what has been…

TOKYO2020: DAY 10

Algeria continues to struggle to shine on the big stage as another three athletes failed to progress in the Greco-Wrestling and in the Canoe Sprint on day 10 of the Tokyo Olympic Games. In spite of being eliminated by the Japanese Kenechiro Fumita, Abdelkarim Fergat was given a second chance in a Repechage match against…

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…