AFRICA AT THE PARALYMPICS: Mohamed Allek
Mohamed Allek is a Paralympian athlete from Algeria competing mainly in category T37 sprint events.
In 1996 Mohamed won gold medals in the T37 100m and 200m but missed out on a medal in the 400m. 4 years later in Sydney he made amends and won a clean sweep of the T37 sprint gold medals. In 2004 he was only able to compete in the 200m and only won a bronze. In Beijing in 2008 he competed in the 100m, 200m and as part of the Algerian 4x100m squad but failed to win any medals for the first time.
Algerians have won a total of 38 medals at the Paralympic Games, of which 15 gold, 7 silver and 16 bronze.