Algeria at the Olympics

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Algeria at the
Olympics
Flag of Algeria.svg
IOC codeALG
NOCAlgerian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coa.dz
Medals
Gold
5
Silver
4
Bronze
8
Total
17
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Algeria was first at the Olympic Games in 1964.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Algeria is ALG.[1]

History[change | change source]

Since 1964, there has been an Algerian team in every Summer Olympic Games since, except for the boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics. Algeria has also sent athletes to the Winter Olympic Games two times.

The National Olympic Committee for Algeria is the Comité Olympique Algérien started in 1963.[2]

Medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Mustapha Moussa 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's light-heavyweight
33 Bronze Mohamed Zaoui 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's middleweight
11 Gold Hassiba Boulmerka 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 1500 metres
33 Bronze Hocine Soltani 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's featherweight
11 Gold Noureddine Morceli 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 1500 metres
11 Gold Hocine Soltani 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze Mohamed Bahari 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's middleweight
11 Gold Nouria Mérah-Benida 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 1500 metres
22 Silver Ali Saïdi-Sief 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Djabir Saïd-Guerni 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 800 metres
33 Bronze Abderrahmane Hammad 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's high jump
33 Bronze Mohamed Allalou 2000 Sydney Boxing Men's light-welterweight
33 Bronze Soraya Haddad 2008 Beijing Judo Women's -52 kg
22 Silver Amar Benikhlef 2008 Beijing Judo Men's -90 kg
11 Gold Taoufik Makhloufi 2012 London Athletics Men's 1500 metres

Medal tables[change | change source]

Medals by Summer Games[change | change source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1964 Tokyo 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 0 0 0 0
1972 Munich 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 0 0 2 2
1988 Seoul 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 1 0 1 2
1996 Atlanta 2 0 1 3
2000 Sydney 1 1 3 5
2004 Athens 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 0 1 1 2
2008 London 1 0 0 1
Total 5 2 8 15

Medals by sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 4 1 2 6
Boxing 1 0 5 6
Judo 0 1 1 2
Total 5 2 8 15

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-8-16.
  2. International Olympic Committee. "Comité Olympique Algérien". Retrieved 2011-06-13.

Other websites[change | change source]