TOKYO2020: Day 15

Team Algeria’s participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has come to a disappointing end today after the elimination of the last representative, Lamya Matoub in the Karate event. The last time Algeria came away from the Olympic Games with no medals was back in 2004, hosted in the Greek capital of Athens. History repeated itself…

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 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…