Makhloufi got given his medal earlier this evening. Was definitely a proud moment to see our Makhloufi receive his Gold medal he won for us & the stadium playing our anthem with our flag going up. We made history yet again!
It was the will of God, yesterday I was out, today I was in.
Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria, who won the 1,500-meters at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday, the day after he was expelled from the Olympics by the governing body of track and field for not putting in a real effort in an 800-meter qualifying race. Makhloufi was reinstated thanks to a doctor’s note that said he had an injured knee.