At the 2004 Summer Olympics where he also started for his native North African country he was defeated in the first round of the Lightweight (60 kg) division by Uganda"s Sam Rukundo. He qualified for the Athens Games by winning the gold medal at the 1st AIBA African 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Casablanca, Morocco. In the final of the event he defeated Tunisia"s Taoufik Chouba.
In Beijing he lost to Domenico Valentino.
1st round bye
Defeated Park Heung-minimum (South of Korea) 21-14
Defeated Israel Héctor Perez (Argentina) 21-18
Lost to Bekzat Sattarkhanov (Kazakhstan) 10-22
Lost to Sam Rukundo (Uganda) 22-30
Lost to Domenico Valentino 5-14.