- Born:11 January 1982 (38 years)
Algerian judoka Amar Benikhlef was 2008 Olympic finallist in Beijing. Benikhlef spent a few months in Belgium at Club Cercle de Judo. He had a good Kata-guruma, left handed and coached by Meziane Dahmani. He is multiple African Champion in 2004, 2008, 2010 and 2011. Benikhlef was inducted into the IJF Hall of Fame in 2018.