Olympic champion in the 1500m at the Olympics in London, the Algerian athlete, Taoufik Makhloufi, will not be on the starting line the next two meetings, due to injury. This appointment is part of the Diamond League, provided respectively in Stockholm (Sweden), August 17, and Lausanne (Switzerland), August 23.
According to the Algerian Athletics Federation (FAA), Makhloufi is not fully recovered from the injury incurred during the semifinals of the 1,500 London Olympics, he will fly to Stockholm on Friday for "continue its season" .
The return of Olympic champion in the competition, could be done on August 26, at the meeting scheduled in Birmingham, England. Four days later (August 30), probably Makhloufi bind him by the meeting in Zurich (Switzerland). During these tests, Makhloufi account line up 1500 m only.