Housseyn Fardjallah

Housseyn Fardjallah
Personal information
Full name Housseyn Fardjallah
Born (1993-01-16)16 January 1993
Died 20 November 2016(2016-11-20) (aged 23)
Weight 76.15 kg (167.9 lb)
Country  Algeria
Sport Weightlifting
Weight class 77 kg
Team National team
Updated on 18 October 2016.

Housseyn Fardjallah (16 January 1993 – 20 November 2016) was an Algerian male weightlifter, competing in the 77 kg category and representing Algeria at international competitions.

As a junior he competed at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in the boys' 69 kg event. He participated at the 2013 Mediterranean Games in the 77 kg event.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 2015 African Games.[2] He won the silver medal at the 2016 African Weightlifting Championships after finishing first in the snatch (150 kg) and second in the clean & jerk (185 kg).

Fardjallah died on 20 November 2016 in a traffic collision at age 23.[3]

Major competitions

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
Mediterranean Games
2013 Turkey Mersin, Turkey 77 kg 140143147 N/A170176180 N/A3234
African Games
2015 Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Congo 85 kg 140145145417017417543143rd, bronze medalist(s)


  1. "Weightlifting at the 2013 Mediterranean Games - Housseyn Fardjallah". iwf.net. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  2. "2015 African Games - Housseyn Fardjallah". iwf.net. Retrieved 10 November 2016.

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