A swimmer and a boxer carry the Algerian flag at the opening of the Olympics
Algeria has chosen a swimmer and a boxer to carry its flag at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled for July 23.
And the Algerian Olympic Committee revealed on Tuesday evening that swimmer Amal Melih and boxer Mohamed Filisi will carry the flag.
This is the first time that the organizers have decided to choose a man and a woman to carry the flag of each country at the opening ceremony of the Olympics.
Algeria is participating in the Olympics with 44 male and female athletes representing 14 sports.