Kamel Kardjena

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Kamel Kardjena
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Algeria
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Shot Put - F33-34/52
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Shot Put - F32-33
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Discus Throw - F32-34
Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio Shot Put - F33

Kamel Kardjena (born May 26, 1981) is a Paralympic athlete from Algeria. He has cerebral palsy and competes in seated throwing events in the F33 classification.

He competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China, where he won a gold medal in the men's F33-34/52 shot put event. He repeated his performance at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, winning the gold medal in the men's F32-33 shot put event.

He is F33 world record holder in shot put. He set this record at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships is Christchurch.

At 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro he won the silver medal in men's F33 short put event.


Kardjena was born in Oran, Algeria.[1]


  1. ^ "Athlétisme (3e journée) : trois autres médailles dont une en argent pour l'Algérie" (in French). APS. September 2, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 

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