Friday Filled with Medals

A trio of medals for Algeria on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Highlight of the day was the gold medal won by Judoka, Cherine Abdellaoui, followed by two bronze medals won by power lifter Hocine Bettir and Mounia Gasmi in the athletics. Abdelaoui dominated all her openents as she progressed to the…

TOKYO2020 Paralympic Games Preview

Just one day left till the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and a strong Algeria delegation will be going all out for medals. It will be a seventh participation for Algeria at the Paralympics and the delegation will be looking for a repeat of the previous games in Rio 2016 where a…

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 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 12

Day 12 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was full of eliminations for Algeria as athletes achieved disappointing results. Three wrestlers and two participants in open water swimming and in Kayak were eliminated. First up was Souad Cherouati in the 10km Marathon Swimming, which took place in open waters. The Algerian finished the race in…