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…

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 10

Algeria continues to struggle to shine on the big stage as another three athletes failed to progress in the Greco-Wrestling and in the Canoe Sprint on day 10 of the Tokyo Olympic Games. In spite of being eliminated by the Japanese Kenechiro Fumita, Abdelkarim Fergat was given a second chance in a Repechage match against…