Algeria

History

Algeria made its Summer Olympic debut in 1964 and has competed ever since, with the exception of the African boycotted 1976 games. The nation tends to send one of the largest and most diverse African teams to the Olympics. At the last five Olympics the nation has competed in ten or more sports with sizable teams in athletics, boxing and judo.

Algeria has won a total of 17 medals in athletics, boxing and judo with its first coming in 1984. They are also consistent winners, winning at least one medal since 1984 at every games with the exception of 1988 and 2004. Two Algerian athletes have won multiple medals; boxer Hocine Soltani (1992-1996) won a gold and bronze and middle distance runner Taoufik Makhloufi (2012-2016) won a gold and two silvers.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 800m Yassine Hethat
Djamel Sejati
Men’s 1500m Taoufik Makhloufi
Men’s 400m Hurdles Abdelmalik Lahoulou
Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Hichem Bouchicha
Bilal Tabti
Men’s Triple Jump Yasser Triki

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 100m Loubna Benhadia

Boxing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Flyweight Mohamed Flissi Mohamed Flissi
Men’s Middleweight Younes Nemouchi Younes Nemouchi
Men’s Light Heavyweight Mohamed Houmri Mohamed Houmri
Men’s Heavyweight Abdelhafid Benchabla Abdelhafid Benchabla
Men’s Super Heavyweight Chouaib Bouloudinat Chouaib Bouloudinat
Women’s Flyweight Roumaysa Boualam Roumaysa Boualam
Women’s Lightweight Imane Khelif Imane Khelif
Women’s Middleweight Ichrak Chaib Ichrak Chaib

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s K1 200m Amira Kheris Amira Kheris
Women’s K1 500m Eligible to Compete Amira Kheris

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings Azzedine Lagab
Youcef Reguigui
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings Azzedine Lagab

Fencing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Foil Salim Heroui Salim Heroui
Women’s Individual Foil Meriem Mebarki Meriem Mebarki
Men’s Individual Sabre Akram Bounabi Akram Bounabi
Women’s Individual Sabre Kaouther Mohamed Belkebir Kaouther Mohamed Belkebir

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -73kg Fethi Nourine Fethi Nourine
Women’s +78kg Sonia Asselah Sonia Asselah

Karate

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s +61kg Lamya Matoub Lamya Matoub

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls Kamel Ait Daoud
Sid Ali Boudina
Kamel Ait Daoud
Sid Ali Boudina

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s RS:X Hamza Bouras Hamza Bouras
Women’s RS:X Amina Berrichi Amina Berrichi

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 10m Air Rifle Houda Chaabi Houda Chaabi

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50m Freestyle Oussama Sahnoune
Men’s 100m Freestyle Oussama Sahnoune

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 10km Open Water Souad Cherouati

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles Larbi Bouriah Larbi Bouriah

Weightlifting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s +109kg Walid Bidani Walid Bidani

Wrestling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Freestyle -57kg Abdelhak Kherbache Abdelhak Kherbache
Men’s Freestyle -86kg Fateh Benferdjallah Fateh Benferdjallah
Men’s Freestyle -97kg Mohammed Fardj Mohammed Fardj
Men’s Freestyle -125kg Djahid Berrahal Djahid Berrahal
Men’s Greco-Roman -60kg Abdelkarim Fergat Abdelkarim Fergat
Men’s Greco-Roman -67kg Abdelmalek Merabet Abdelmalek Merabet
Men’s Greco-Roman -87kg Bachir Sid Azara Bachir Sid Azara
Men’s Greco-Roman -97kg Adem Boudjemline Adem Boudjemline