Maghreb runners eye medals
Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi and Moroccan Abdalaati Iguider on Sunday (August 5th) won the two semi-final heats of the men's 1500m race at the London Olympics. Iguider's time makes him a front runner to win a medal in the final on Tuesday.
On Monday, Makhloufi will start in men's 800m, along with Morocco's Amine El Manaoui.
Also on Monday, Tunisian Habiba Ghribi will vie for a medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase final.
Moroccan Hayat Lambarki will compete in the women's 400m hurdles semi-finals, while fellow Moroccans Btissam Lakhouad and Siham Hilali will participate in the women's 1500m first round.
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