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 1500m Taoufik Makhloufi
Men’s 400m Hurdles Abdelmalik Lahoulou
Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Bilal Tabti

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s K1 200m Amira Kheris

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings

Rowing

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

Sailing

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

Swimming

Men’s Events

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