1998 African Championships in Athletics

The 11th African Championships in Athletics were held in Dakar, Senegal, from August 18 to August 22 at the Stade Léopold Senghor.

1998 African Championships
Senegal 1 - Cameroon 0 - Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor.jpg
Host stadium in Dakar
Host cityDakar, Senegal
Date(s)18–22 August
Main stadiumStade Léopold Senghor
Participation395 athletes from
39 nations
Events42

Men's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Seun Ogunkoya
  Nigeria
9.94 CR Frankie Fredericks
  Namibia
9.97 Leonard Myles-Mills
  Ghana
10.10
200 m Frankie Fredericks
  Namibia
19.99 CR Sunday Emmanuel
  Nigeria
20.45 Oumar Loum
  Senegal
20.59
400 m Clement Chukwu
  Nigeria
44.65 CR Davis Kamoga
  Uganda
44.79 Ibrahima Wade
  Senegal
45.05
800 m Japheth Kimutai
  Kenya
1:45.82 Patrick Ndururi
  Kenya
1:45.85 Djabir Saïd-Guerni
  Algeria
1:46.31
1500 m Laban Rotich
  Kenya
3:45.03 Adil Kaouch
  Morocco
3:47.34 Ali Saïdi Sief
  Algeria
3:47.89
3000 m Tom Nyariki
  Kenya
8:03.75 Brahim Lahlafi
  Morocco
8:05.00 Fita Bayissa
  Ethiopia
8:05.16
5000 m Daniel Komen
  Kenya
13:35.70 Hailu Mekonnen
  Ethiopia
13:38.19 William Kalya
  Kenya
13:39.17
3000 m st. Bernard Barmasai
  Kenya
8:11.74 CR Richard Limo
  Kenya
8:20.67 Brahim Boulami
  Morocco
8:29.52
110 m H Shaun Bownes
  South Africa
13.72 William Erese
  Nigeria
13.92 Doudou Félou Sow
  Senegal
14.57
400 m H Samuel Matete
  Zambia
48.58 Ken Harnden
  Zimbabwe
49.39 Ibou Faye
  Senegal
49.59
20 km Walk Hatem Ghoula
  Tunisia
1:31:28 Moussa Aouanouk
  Algeria
1:32:18 Getachew Demisse
  Ethiopia
1:34:19
4 x 100 m   Ivory Coast 38.76   Nigeria 38.88   Cameroon 39.61
4 x 400 m   Senegal
3:04.20   Zimbabwe 3:04.47   Nigeria 3:05.18
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

FieldEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Abderrahmane Hammad
  Algeria
2.21 Khemraj Naiko
  Mauritius
2.18 Gavin Lendis
  South Africa
2.15
Long jump Hatem Mersal
  Egypt
8.13 Anis Gallali
  Tunisia
8.01 Mark Anthony Awere
  Ghana
7.77
Pole vault Okkert Brits
  South Africa
5.40 =CR Kersley Gardenne
  Mauritius
5.20 Mohamed Bédoui
  Tunisia
4.80
Triple jump Andrew Owusu
  Ghana
17.23 CR Ndabazinhle Mdhlongwa
  Zimbabwe
17.19 Oluyemi Sule
  Nigeria
16.37
Shot put Burger Lambrechts
  South Africa
19.78 Dhia Kamel Ahmed
  Egypt
17.61 Quentin Soné Ehawa
  Cameroon
15.51
Discus Frantz Kruger
  South Africa
62.17 Frits Potgieter
  South Africa
60.50 Mickael Conjungo
  Central African Republic
57.52
Javelin Marius Corbett
  South Africa
79.82 Khaled Es Sayed Yassin
  Egypt
72.84 Bouna Diop
  Senegal
72.66
Hammer Chris Harmse
  South Africa
72.11 CR Hakim Toumi
  Algeria
69.36 Samir Haouam
  Algeria
68.79
Decathlon Rédouane Youcef
  Algeria
7352 points Mohamed Benyahia
  Algeria
7093 points Issam Abdelatif Saber
  Egypt
6420 points
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women resultsEdit

TrackEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Mary Onyali
  Nigeria
11.05 CR Endurance Ojokolo
  Nigeria
11.08 Rose Aboaje
  Nigeria
11.31
200 m Falilat Ogunkoya
  Nigeria
22.22 CR Rose Aboaje
  Nigeria
22.83 Heide Seyerling
  South Africa
22.89
400 m Falilat Ogunkoya
  Nigeria
50.07 CR Charity Opara
  Nigeria
50.13 Ony Paule Ratsimbazafy
  Madagascar
52.11
800 m Maria de Lurdes Mutola
  Mozambique
1:57.95 Hasna Benhassi
  Morocco
2:01.24 Julia Sakara
  Zimbabwe
2:01.55
1500 m Jackline Maranga
  Kenya
4:11.75 CR Julia Sakara
  Zimbabwe
4:13.64 Bouchra Benthami
  Morocco
4:17.83
3000 m Zahra Ouaziz
  Morocco
8:53.75 Genet Gebregiorgis
  Ethiopia
9:13.47 Yemenashu Taye
  Ethiopia
9:13.59
5000 m Berhane Adere
  Ethiopia
15:54.31 CR Sally Barsosio
  Kenya
15:59.12 Merima Denboba
  Ethiopia
16:11.16
100 m H Glory Alozie
  Nigeria
12.77 CR Mame Tacko Diouf
  Senegal
13.08 Corien Botha
  South Africa
13.25
400 m H Nezha Bidouane
  Morocco
54.24 CR Mame Tacko Diouf
  Senegal
55.06 Saidat Onanuga
  Nigeria
56.84
5000 m walk Nagwa Ibrahim Ali
  Egypt
24:28.42 Dounia Kara
  Algeria
25:17.17 Anne-Hortense Ebéna
  Cameroon
25:33.11
4 x 100 m   Nigeria 43.75   Madagascar 43.78   Ghana 43.89
4 x 400 m   Nigeria 3:31.07 CR   Senegal 3:31.07   Cameroon 3:33.85
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

FieldEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Hestrie Storbeck
  South Africa
1.92 Irène Tiendrébéogo
  Burkina Faso
1.84 Nkechinyere Mbaoma
  Nigeria
1.75
Long jump Chioma Ajunwa
  Nigeria
6.78 =CR Chinedu Odozor
  Nigeria
6.45 Baya Rahouli
  Algeria
6.36
Triple jump Baya Rahouli
  Algeria
13.96 CR Françoise Mbango Etone
  Cameroon
13.80 Kéné Ndoye
  Senegal
13.30
Shot put Veronica Abrahamse
  South Africa
15.07 Amel Ben Khaled
  Tunisia
14.83 Hanan Ahmed Khaled
  Egypt
14.68
Discus Elizna Naudé
  South Africa
50.28 Caroline Fournier
  Mauritius
50.28 Hanan Ahmed Khaled
  Egypt
42.82
Hammer Caroline Fournier
  Mauritius
54.29 Marwa Ahmed Hussein
  Egypt
47.55 Djida Yalloulène
  Algeria
47.43
Javelin
(old type)
Lindy Leveaux
  Seychelles
47.56 Bernadette Ravina
  Mauritius
46.79 Monique Djikada
  Cameroon
45.61
Heptathlon Patience Itanyi
  Nigeria
5376 points Mary Dolly Zé Oyono
  Cameroon
5211 points Paulette Mendy
  Senegal
4716 points
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Nigeria (NGR)107522
2  South Africa (RSA)91313
3  Kenya (KEN)63110
4  Algeria (ALG)33511
5  Egypt (EGY)2338
6  Morocco (MAR)2327
7  Mauritius (MRI)1405
8  Senegal (SEN)13711
9  Ethiopia (ETH)1247
10  Tunisia (TUN)1214
11  Namibia (NAM)1102
12  Ghana (GHA)1034
13  Ivory Coast (CIV)1001
  Mozambique (MOZ)1001
  Seychelles (SEY)1001
  Zambia (ZAM)1001
17  Zimbabwe (ZIM)0415
18  Cameroon (CMR)0257
19  Madagascar (MAD)0112
20  Burkina Faso (BFA)0101
  Uganda (UGA)0101
22  Central African Republic (CAF)0011
Totals (22 nations)424142125


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