Algeria’s Taoufik Makhloufi competes in

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi wins the men's 1500 final. (AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD)

Algeria’s Taoufik Makhloufi wins the men’s 1500 final. (AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD)

Algeria’s Taoufik Makhloufi competes in the men’s 1500m final at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages