The Algerian swimming team added three medals to its record, all bronze, yesterday Friday, in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, at the conclusion of the fifth day of the African Open Championship.
The medals went to Amal Malih in the 50-meter freestyle, Abdellah Arjoun in the 100-meter backstroke and Ramzi Chouchar in the 200-meter butterfly.
For his part, swimmer Ousama Sahnoun ranked fifth in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 51 seconds 00 far from the African champion, Egyptian Mohamed Sami (50.23) and the South African duo Guy Brooks (50.34) – Jimmy Clayton (50.79).
In total, Algeria raised the number of its medals in the African Championship to 9 after five days of competition, which are 1 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze.
It is worth noting that the 14th edition of the African Open Swimming Championships was scheduled in Durban (South Africa) in April 2020, but it was postponed due to the repercussions of Covid-19 pandemic.
About 400 swimmers from more than 30 countries participated in Accra, including five Algerians, knowing that the Ghanaian capital is hosting the competition for the first time in its history.”.