31 JUL 2006 General News

Algeria announces six for Beijing

The Algerian athletics federation (FAA) has announced the participation of a team of six athletes at the 11th IAAF World Junior Championships which will take place in Beijing, China from 15 till 20 August.

Included in the team is Nadjim Manseur who was a finalist at the last World Youth Championships. This young athlete won the 800m in 1:48.39 at the recent championship of Africa Zone 1 which took place in Rabat (Morocco) on 15 / 16 July 2006.

Boukabes Chafik for the IAAF


Men

800m: Nadjim Manseur
1500m: Bensaadi Abdelghani
10,000 metres Race Walk: Amine Djelfaoui
Triple Jump: Temacini Sief El Islam 

Women

1500m: Rezigue Aicha
3000m Steeplechase: Lathamna Samia