TOKYO2020: DAY 13

Algeria came close to winning their first medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after Yasser Triki narrowly missed the bronze medal in the Men’s Triple Jump by a matter of centimetres. Despite not being amongst the medals it was an amazing performance for Triki after beating the national record twice. With a jump of…

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 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…