Olympics Popular Algeria Olympic Athletes

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List of popular Algerian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Algeria have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Algeria who have competed in the Olympics. Algeria has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. List athletes range from Rabah Madjer to Mahmoud Guendouz.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Algerian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Algerian Olympian of all time?"

Abderrahmane Derouaz is a retired Algerian international footballer. He represented Algeria in the 1980 Summer Olympics. ...more

Olympic Sport: Football

Olympic Country: Algeria

Nationality: Algeria

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1980 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1980 Summer Olympics

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Ali Fergani is an Algerian association football manager and former footballer. He is currently managing the Algeria A' national football team. He played at the midfield position as a playmaker. ...more

Olympic Sport: Football

Olympic Country: Algeria

Date Of Birth: 1952-09-21

Place Of Birth: Onnaing, Nord-Pas de Calais, France, Europe, Western Europe, + more

Nationality: France

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1980 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1980 Summer Olympics

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Amar Benikhlef is an Algerian judoka who competed in the middleweight division. He won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ...more

Olympic Sport: Judo

Olympic Country: Algeria

Date Of Birth: 1982-01-11

Nationality: Algeria

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's Middleweight (90 kg)

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Judo, 81 - 90kg (middleweight)

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

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Bouzid Mahyouz is a former Algerian international footballer. He played as a right back. He represented Algeria in the 1980 Summer Olympics. ...more

Olympic Sport: Soccer

Olympic Country: Algeria

Date Of Birth: 1952-01-13

Place Of Birth: Algeria

Nationality: Algeria

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1980 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1980 Summer Olympics