Leila Lassouani

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Leila Lassouani

Leila Lassouani
Medal record
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Medal record
Women's Weightlifting
Competitor for  Algeria
African Weightlifting Championships
Gold 2006 El Jadida 63 kg
Gold 2008 Johannesburg 63 kg

Leila Françoise Lassouani (born July 29, 1977 in France[1]) is a female weightlifter from Algeria. In 2006 she was named the best Algerian Sportsperson along with swimmer Salim Iles by the Algerian Press.[2]

At the 2008 African Weightlifting Championships she won the gold medal in the 63 kg category, with a total of 205 kg.[3]

She was the only Algerian weightlifter qualified to compete at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.[4] In the Olympic tournament she did not finish due to failed attempts in the clean and jerk.[3]


Women's 58 kg: finished 14th

Women's 63 kg: finished 7th


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