The Heroes’ Welcome

The Algerian Paralympic Delegation were welcomed back home as heroes and have been honoured for their achievements at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The delegation arrived back in Algiers, the Algerian capital, on Wednesday 8 September, where they were collected by a decorated bus from Houari Boumediene International airport. Text on the bus (pictured above)…

Third Place at Diamond League Final

Triple jumper Yasser Mohamed Triki finished on Thursday in third place in the Men’s Triple Jump event at the Diamond League Final in Zurich. The Algerian missed out on the medals in Tokyo2020 after beating the national record with a jump of 17.43m earning him fifth place and just missed out on third place by…

Algerian Paralympic Heroes

As the Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games came to an end we look back the heroes that represented Algeria in the Japanese capital. A total of 12 medals were won throughout three sports, four gold, four silver and lastly you guessed it four bronze medals. First up, the four gold medallists for Algeria, Cherine Abdellaoui, Skander Djamil…

Double Silver on Penultimate Day

Algeria take their medal tally up to twelve after two silver medals were won on the penultimate day of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The medals were won by Abdelkarim Krai in the 1500m T38 and Kamel Kardjena in the shot put F33. Krai managed to set a new African record in 1500m T38 final,…

Golden Shower for Algeria

The nineth day of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games was historic for Algeria after winning three gold medals in para-athletics events.  The winners were Skander Djamil Athmani in the 400m T13 and shot putters Asmahane Boudjadar F33 and Safia Djelal F57. First up was shot putter (F57), Safia Djelal, who on her second attempt measured…