MARRAKECH (Morocco)- Algeria's disabled athletes has won a total of 21 medals (13 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze) at the 1st international athletics meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, wrapped up Saturday, and organized under the aegis of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
The Algerian athletes added six gold, three silver and two bronze medals on Sunday, the event's second and last day, to the 15 medals, including 7 gold, they took on Saturday, the first day of the competition.
The tournament will be a significant test for most participants ahead of the Paralympics of Rio (September 2016).
Sunday's Algerian medals went to Nacer Djamil, who shared the 200m race's gold (T12) with Moroccan athlete Afri Mehdi (23.28).
Nacir Sahli ranked first in the discus event (F40/41), with a total of 911 points.
Achoura Boukhalfa got a silver medal in javelin (F46), with a total of 67pts, as did Mounia Gasmi (F32), who totalled avec 959 pts.
Algeria's last gold medals on the second day were snatched by Lahouari Bahlaz, winner of the shot put (F32), with 913pts, and Nadia Medjmedj in women's shot put (F56/57), with 1034pts.