Jaouad Syoud was among Algeria's swimming gold medallists on the final day of competition in the sport at the Pan Arab Games ©Getty Images

Swimming and artistic gymnastics competition concluded on day five of the Pan Arab Games in Algeria, with the host nation adding a further four gold medals in both sports to their tally.

Algeria won 23 of the available 37 golds in swimming after more success at the Miloud Hadefi Complex Aquatic Centre in Oran.

Jaouad Syoud led a one-two for the hosts in the men's 200 metres butterfly in 1min 59.38sec, with Fares Benzidoun finishing second in 2:03.98 and Tunisia's Heni Mesfar third in 2:08.39.

Nesrine Medjahed matched Syoud's feat in the women's 200m freestyle, clocking 2:06.03 to beat compatriot Majda Chebaraka by 1.80 seconds and Tunisia's Jamila Boulakbech by 4.75.

Hamida Rania Nefsi triumphed for Algeria in 2:33.33 in the women's 200m breaststroke, and the host nation also won the men's 4x100m medley relay in 3:45.59.

Tunisia's Rami Rahmouni was also a swimming gold medallist on the final day of competition in the sport at the Games with a 15:42.52 effort in the men's 1500m freestyle, and his compatriot Mohamed Khalil Ben Ajmia triumphed in 2:04.37 in the men's 200m backstroke.

Artistic gymnastics at the Miloud Hadefi Complex Omnisport Arena in Oran finished with four golds for Algeria.

Only Hamza Hossaini of Morocco denied them a clean sweep with 13.800 in the men's parallel bars, beating home favourite Housse Eddine Hamadouche by 0.100.

There was a one-two for Algeria in the women's floor exercise with Malek Rezagui's 11.567 and Fatma Zohra Boukhatem's 10.967 and in the women's balance beam with Lahna Salem's 11.733 and Sihem Hamidi's 10.867.

Ahmed-Riadh Aliouat triumphed in the men's horizontal bar with 13.003 and the parallel bars for Algeria.

Meriem Mebarki edged past Jordan's Roaa Nedal Abdelrahman Majali 15-14 for Algeria in the women's foil fencing final at the Women's Centre Hall in Algiers, where Farès Ferjani won an all-Tunisian men's sabre final 15-10 against Ahmed Ferjani and Iyad Daoud Mohammad Odeh of Jordan took men's épée gold by the same scoreline against Kuwait's Hasan Alfudari.

Algeria also won three golds in raffa bowls, beating Tunisia 8-5 in the mixed doubles final, Libya 5-4 in the women's doubles decider and Tunisia 9-4 in the men's doubles final at the LOFA Sports Complex in Oran.

Yassine Ouinaksi of Morocco won the men's precision shooting raffa bowls final 18-6 against Tunisia's Oussama Balti, and Tunisia's Aya Dabboussi beat Algeria's Chahrezad Chibani 15-7 in the women's precision shooting final.

The Pan Arab Games has returned after a 12-year absence, and is due to run until Saturday (July 15).