Samir Bouguerra

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Samir Bouguerra
Personal information
Nationality  Algeria
Born (1982-07-18) 18 July 1982 (age 35)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Greco-Roman

Samir Bouguerra (Arabic: سمير بوقرة‎; born July 18, 1982) is an amateur Algerian Greco-Roman wrestler, who played for the men's heavyweight category.[1] He won a silver medal for his division at the 2007 All-Africa Games in Algiers, losing out to Egyptian wrestler and defending Olympic champion Karam Gaber.[2]

Bouguerra represented Algeria at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed for the men's 96 kg class. He received a bye for the preliminary round of sixteen match, before losing out to China's Jiang Huachen, who was able to score eight points in two straight periods, leaving Bouguerra without a single point.[3]


  1. ^ "Samir Bouguerra". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "All-Africa Games: Greco-Roman seniors 2007-07-15 Algiers (ALG) – 96.0 kg". International Wrestling Federation. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's Greco-Roman 96kg (211.5 lbs) Round of 16 Final Official". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 

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