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…

TOKYO2020: DAY 4

Some more disappointment from Algeria on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after the elimination of boxer Abdelhafid Benchabla in the round of 16 and last place finish for swimmer Oussama Sahnoune in the 100-meter freestyle. In what is Benchabla’s fourth participation at the Olympic Games after Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio…

TOKYO2020: Day 3

Despite the boxers, Algeria has failed to impress in other events, as another two fencers fell on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. As the day went on some more unfortunate news was revealed as athletics legend Taoufik Makhloufi was meant to be travelling to Tokyo for his upcoming events but it was…

TOKYO2020: Day 2

Day two of the Tokyo Olympic Games was almost a replicate of the opening day as another Algerian boxer advanced to the next round. First up from the Algerian delegation was the 18 year old Fencer Meriem Mebarki who went up against Flora Pasztor of Hungary in the Women’s Foil Individual Table of 64. Unfortunately…

TOKYO2020: DAY 1

A bitter day for Algeria on the opening day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, yet it was lightened up by a great performance from boxer Abdelhafid Benchabla. Day one in Tokyo saw the participation of the Algerian delegation in six events across different sports, starting off with Houda Chaabi in the women’s 10-meter air…