1995 African Junior Athletics Championships

The 1995 African Junior Athletics Championships was the second edition of the biennial, continental athletics tournament for African athletes aged 19 years or younger. It was held in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, from 20–22 July. A total of 36 events were contested, 19 by men and 17 by women.[1]

2nd African Junior Championships
Dates20 – 22 July
Host cityBouaké, Ivory Coast
LevelUnder-20
Events36

Agnes Afiyo of Ghana, the runner-up in the women's javelin throw, was determined to be male in 1999 following medical testing.[2] It is not known whether the medals from this competition were reassigned as a result.

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Ibrahim Meité (CIV) 10.32   Sunday Emmanuel (NGR) 10.42   Abu Duah (GHA) 10.67
200 metres   Ibrahim Meité (CIV) 20.76   Sunday Emmanuel (NGR) 20.98   Ahmed Douhou (CIV) 21.08
400 metres   Hyginus Anugho (NGR) 47.91   Lulu Basinyi (BOT) 48.14   Iddrisu Umar (GHA) 48.20
800 metres   Japheth Kimutai (KEN) 1:47.67   Khalifa Boutahri (MAR) 1:48.79   Abraham Kibet (KEN) 1:50.32
1500 metres   Japheth Kimutai (KEN) 3:49.78   Khalifa Boutahri (MAR) 3:52.44   Abraham Kibet (KEN) 3:54.10
5000 metres   Charles Kwambai (KEN) 14:15.12   Mark Bett (KEN) 14:15.38   Mohammed Amyn (MAR) 14:15.49
10,000 metres   Charles Kwambai (KEN) 29:43.05   Mark Bett (KEN) 29:44.08   Mohamed El-Hattab (MAR) 30:34.80
110 metres hurdles   William Mene (NGR) 14.58   Djeke Mambo (ZAI) 14.88   Severin Guede (CIV) 16.18
400 metres hurdles   Osita Okeagu (NGR) 51.83   Faycal Kacemi (MAR) 52.60   Hassan Qormassi (MAR) 52.77
3000 metres steeplechase   Charles Kwambai (KEN) 9:05.83   Mark Bett (KEN) 9:08.82   Laïd Bessou (ALG) 9:20.30
4×100 m relay   Ivory Coast (CIV)
Yves Sonan
Ahmed Douhou
Ade Bayo
Ibrahim Meité
39.51   Ghana (GHA) 39.99   Nigeria (NGR) 40.51
4×400 m relay   Nigeria (NGR)
Joel Okunorobo
Osita Okeagu
Oluwasegun
Hyginus Anugho
3:12.79   Botswana (BOT) 3:14.03   Ivory Coast (CIV) 3:16.76
High jump   Abderrahmane Hammad (ALG) 2.12 m   Olivier Sanou (BUR) 2.09 m   Oumar Soulaké (MLI) 2.06 m
Pole vault   Mohamed Benyahia (ALG) 4.60 m   Adjei Mensah (GHA) 4.10 m Only two athletes cleared a height
Long jump   Téko Folligan (TOG) 7.55 m   Mehdi El-Ghazouani (MAR) 7.24 m   Pa Momodou Gai (GAM) 7.17 m
Triple jump   Kenneth Andam (GHA) 15.63 m   Olivier Sanou (BUR) 15.56 m   Karim Ould Ahmed (ALG) 15.54 m
Shot put   Walid Jamil Mustapha (EGY) 14.87 m   Samson Ahmadu (NGR) 14.77 m   Gerald Cudjoe (GHA) 14.17 m
Discus throw   Walid Jamil Mustapha (EGY) 48.34 m   Samson Ahmadu (NGR) 47.04 m   Tarek Yazidi (TUN) 45.88 m
Javelin throw   Roland Vermeulen (ZIM) 62.08 m   Richard Agyepong (GHA) 55.52 m   Zakaria Abou Saoud (EGY) 53.24 m

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Mercy Nku (NGR) 11.38   Gloria Kemasuode (NGR) 11.94   Saliha Hammadi (ALG) 12.00
200 metres   Mercy Nku (NGR) 23.63   Vida Nsiah (GHA) 24.24   Naomi Mills (GHA) 24.53
400 metres   Florence Ekpo-Umoh (NGR) 54.48   Agnes Nuamah (GHA) 56.40   Nahida Touhami (ALG) 57.43
800 metres   Nancy Jebet Langat (KEN) 2:11.69   Elizabeth Akpan (NGR) 2:14.60   Djeneba Silue (CIV) 2:15.62
1500 metres   Hellen Jemaiyo Kimutai (KEN) 4:20.46   Nancy Langat (KEN) 4:23.35   Bouchra Ben Thami (MAR) 4:25.68
3000 metres   Hellen Jemaiyo Kimutai (KEN) 9:15.68   Joan Jepkorir Aiyabei (KEN) 9:29.94   Bouchra Ben Thami (MAR) 9:44.14
10,000 metres   Joan Jepkorir Aiyabei (KEN) 34:40.61   Elizabeth Ewoi (KEN) 35:21.53   Esther Nherera (ZIM) 38:11.34
100 metres hurdles   Vida Nsiah (GHA) 13.77   Glory Alozie (NGR) 14.21   Ahlam Allali (ALG) 15.08
400 metres hurdles   Beatrice Biwott (KEN) 62.54   Zahra Lachgar (MAR) 63.16   Juliette Kaboré (BUR) 63.18
4×100 m relay   Nigeria (NGR) 45.91   Ghana (GHA) 46.40   Ivory Coast (CIV) 48.31
4×400 m relay   Nigeria (NGR) 3:47.76   Algeria (ALG) 3:50.94   Ivory Coast (CIV) 3:56.69
High jump   Nkechinyere Mbaoma (NGR) 1.73 m   Irène Tiéndrebeogo (BUR) 1.73 m   Jeannine Ble (CIV) 1.65 m
Long jump   Chinedu Odozor (NGR) 5.92 m   Gloria Kemasuode (NGR) 5.80 m   Vida Nsiah (GHA) 5.76 m
Triple jump   Baya Rahouli (ALG) 13.09 m   Chantal Ouoba (BUR) 11.99 m   Adelaide Koudougnon (CIV) 11.93 m
Shot put   Iman Mahrous (EGY) 13.13 m   Stella Okpokwu (NGR) 12.10 m   Inès Ouédraogo (BUR) 11.82 m
Discus throw   Stella Okpokwu (NGR) 36.96 m   Chantal Obou Cho (CIV) 33.86 m   Iman Mahrous (EGY) 31.56 m
Javelin throw   Aïda Sellam (TUN) 47.38 m   Agnes Afiyo (GHA) 39.00 m   Zahra Lachgar (MAR) 38.92 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ African Junior Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-13.
  2. ^ Olaleye, Lanre (1999-08-13). Ghana's Track 'Queen' Is A Boy. Modern Ghana/P.M. News. Retrieved on 2013-10-13.
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