London Olympics Athletics Men

Taoufik Makhloufi, walks on the track after his 800-meter heat, apparently saving energy for the 1,500-meter final. (Anja Niedringhaus/Associated Press)

Taoufik Makhloufi, walks on the track after his 800-meter heat, apparently saving energy for the 1,500-meter final. (Anja Niedringhaus/Associated Press)

ALG Taoufik Makhloufi during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)