2018 African Championships in Athletics

The 21st African Championships in Athletics was held in Asaba, Nigeria from 1 to 5 August 2018 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.[1][2] It was the second time that Nigeria hosted this competition.

2018 African Championships
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Dates1–5 August
Host cityNigeria Asaba, Nigeria
VenueStephen Keshi Stadium
Events44
Records set7 CR

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Chronology: 2014 | 2016 | 2018 | 2020 | 2022
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: -2.1 m/s)
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Akani Simbine
  South Africa
10.25 Arthur Cissé
  Ivory Coast
10.33 Simon Magakwe
  South Africa
10.35
200 metres
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Ncincihli Titi
  South Africa
20.46 Divine Oduduru
  Nigeria
20.60 Luxolo Adams
  South Africa
20.60
400 metres
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Baboloki Thebe
  Botswana
44.81 Thapelo Phora
  South Africa
45.14 Chidi Okezie
  Nigeria
45.65
800 metres
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Nijel Amos
  Botswana
1:45.20 Emmanuel Korir
  Kenya
1:45.65 Mostafa Smaili
  Morocco
1:45.90
1500 metres
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Elijah Manangoi
  Kenya
3:35.20 CR Timothy Cheruiyot
  Kenya
3:35.93 Ronald Musagala
  Uganda
3:36.41
5000 metres
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Edward Zakayo
  Kenya
13:48.58 Getaneh Molla
  Ethiopia
13:49.06 Yemane Haileselassie
  Eritrea
13:49.58
10,000 metres
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Jemal Yimer
  Ethiopia
29:08.01 Andamlak Belihu
  Ethiopia
29:11.09 Timothy Toroitich
  Uganda
29:11.87
110 metres hurdles
(wind: -0.9 m/s)
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Antonio Alkana
  South Africa
13.51 Oyeniyi Abejoye
  Nigeria
13.87 Welington Zaza
  Liberia
13.88
400 metres hurdles
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Abdelmalik Lahoulou
  Algeria
48.47 NR Cornel Fredericks
  South Africa
49.40 Zied Azizi
  Tunisia
49.48
3000 metres steeplechase
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Conseslus Kipruto
  Kenya
8:26.38 Soufiane El Bakkali
  Morocco
8:28.01 Getnet Wale
  Ethiopia
8:30.87
4 × 100 metres relay
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  South Africa
Henricho Bruintjies
Simon Magakwe
Emile Erasmus
Akani Simbine
Ncincihli Titi*
38.25 CR   Nigeria
Ogho-Oghene Egwero
Ejowvokoghene Oduduru
Emmanuel Arowolo
Seye Ogunlewe
Enoch Olaoluwa Adegoke*
38.74   Ivory Coast
Néhémiah N'Goran Gnamien
Wilfried Koffi Hua
Arthur Cissé
Ben Youssef Meïté
38.92
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Kenya
Jared Momanyi
Alphas Kishoyian
Aron Koech
Emmanuel Korir
3:00.92 CR   South Africa
Zakithi Nene
Cornel Fredericks
Pieter Conradie
Thapelo Phora
Le Roux Hamman*
3:03.50   Nigeria
Orukpe Eraiyokan
Rilwan Alowonle
Isah Salihu
Chidi Okezie
3:04.88
20 kilometres walk
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Samuel Gathimba
  Kenya
1:25:14 Lebogang Shange
  South Africa
1:25:25 Hassanine Sebei
  Tunisia
1:25:25
High jump
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Mathew Sawe
  Kenya
2.30 m =NR Chris Moleya
  South Africa
2.26 m Mpho Links
  South Africa
2.15 m
Pole vault
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Mohamed Romdhana
  Tunisia
5.20 m Valco van Wyk
  South Africa
5.10 m Mejdi Chehata
  Tunisia
5.10 m
Long jump
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Rushwal Samaai
  South Africa
8.45 m CR Luvo Manyonga
  South Africa
8.43 m Yahya Berrabah
  Morocco
8.14 m w
Triple jump
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Hugues Fabrice Zango
  Burkina Faso
17.11 m NR Godfrey Khotso Mokoena
  South Africa
16.83 m Yasser Triki
  Algeria
16.78 m
Shot put
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Chukwuebuka Enekwechi
  Nigeria
21.08 m CR Mohamed Khalif
  Egypt
19.33 m Kyle Blignaut
  South Africa
19.05 m
Discus throw
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Victor Hogan
  South Africa
60.06 m Werner Visser
  South Africa
58.22 m Elbachir Mbarki
  Morocco
54.97 m
Hammer throw
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Mostafa Al-Gamel
  Egypt
73.50 m Islam Mohamed
  Egypt
70.32 m Hassan Abdel Gawad
  Egypt
69.90 m
Javelin throw
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Julius Yego
  Kenya
77.34 m Phil-Mar van Rensburg
  South Africa
76.57 m Kure Adams
  Nigeria
75.69 m
Decathlon
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Larbi Bouraada
  Algeria
8101 pts Fredriech Pretorius
  South Africa
7733 pts Samuel Osadolor
  Nigeria
7095 pts

WomenEdit

Chronology: 2014 | 2016 | 2018 | 2020 | 2022
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: -2.3 m/s)
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Marie-Josée Ta Lou
  Ivory Coast
11.15 Janet Amponsah
  Ghana
11.54 Joy Udo-Gabriel
  Nigeria
11.58
200 metres
(wind: +0.1 m/s)
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Marie-Josée Ta Lou
  Ivory Coast
22.50 Germaine Abessolo Bivina
  Cameroon
23.36 Janet Amponsah
  Ghana
23.38
400 metres
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Caster Semenya
  South Africa
49.96 NR Christine Botlogetswe
  Botswana
51.19 Yinka Ajayi
  Nigeria
51.34
800 metres
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Caster Semenya
  South Africa
1:56.06 CR Francine Niyonsaba
  Burundi
1:57.97 Habitam Alemu
  Ethiopia
1:58.86
1500 metres
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Winny Chebet
  Kenya
4:14.02 Rababe Arafi
  Morocco
4:14.12 Malika Akkaoui
  Morocco
4:14.17
5000 metres
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Hellen Obiri
  Kenya
15:47.18 Senbere Teferi
  Ethiopia
15:54.48 Meskerem Mamo
  Ethiopia
15:57.38
10,000 metres
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Stacey Ndiwa
  Kenya
31:31.17 Alice Aprot Nawowuna
  Kenya
31:36.12 Gete Alemayehu
  Ethiopia
32:10.68
100 metres hurdles
(wind: -1.4 m/s)
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Oluwatobiloba Amusan
  Nigeria
12.86 Rikenette Steenkamp
  South Africa
13.18 Rosvitha Okou
  Ivory Coast
13.39
400 metres hurdles
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Glory Onome Nathaniel
  Nigeria
55.53 Lamiae Lhabze
  Morocco
56.66 Wenda Nel
  South Africa
57.04
3000 metres steeplechase
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Beatrice Chepkoech
  Kenya
8:59.88 CR Celliphine Chespol
  Kenya
9:09.61 Fancy Cherono
  Kenya
9:23.92
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Nigeria
Joy Udo-Gabriel
Blessing Okagbare
Oluwatobiloba Amusan
Rosemary Chukwuma
43.77   Ivory Coast
Adeline Gouenon
Karel Elodie Ziketh
Rosvitha Okou
Marie-Josée Ta Lou
44.40   Kenya
Eunice Kadogo
Millicent Ndoro
Joan Cherono
Fresha Mwangi
45.58
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Nigeria
Patience Okon George
Abike Egbeniyi
Folashade Abugan
Yinka Ajayi
3:31.17   Kenya
Maureen Jelagat
Hellen Syombua
Navian Michira
Veronica Mutua
3:35.45   Zambia
Quincy Malekani
Abygirl Sepiso
Rhodah Njobvu
Majory Chisanga
3:38.18
20 kilometres walk
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Yehualeye Beletew
  Ethiopia
1:31:47 NR Grace Wanjiru
  Kenya
1:35:54 Chahinez Nasri
  Tunisia
1:37:28
High jump
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Erika Seyama
  Eswatini
1.83 m † Hoda Hagras
  Egypt
1.80 m Ariyat Dibow
  Ethiopia
1.80 m
Pole vault
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Dorra Mahfoudhi
  Tunisia
4.10 m Dina Eltabaa
  Egypt
4.05 m Nesrine Brinis
  Tunisia
3.90 m
Long jump
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Ese Brume
  Nigeria
6.83 m Marthe Koala
  Burkina Faso
6.54 m w Lynique Beneke
  South Africa
6.38 m
Triple jump
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Grace Anigbata
  Nigeria
14.02 m Zinzi Chabangu
  South Africa
13.59 m Lerato Sechele
  Lesotho
13.31 m
Shot put
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Ischke Senekal
  South Africa
17.24 m Jessica Inchude
  Guinea-Bissau
16.76 m Mieke Strydom
  South Africa
15.99 m
Discus throw
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Chioma Onyekwere
  Nigeria
58.09 m Chinwe Okoro
  Nigeria
57.37 m Ischke Senekal
  South Africa
53.82 m
Hammer throw
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Soukaina Zakour
  Morocco
68.28 m NR Temilola Ogunrinde
  Nigeria
67.39 m NR Jennifer Batu
  Republic of the Congo
66.43 m NR
Javelin throw
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Kelechi Nwanaga
  Nigeria
56.96 m Jo-Ane van Dyk
  South Africa
53.72 m Josephine Joyce Lalam
  Uganda
51.33 m
Heptathlon
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Odile Ahouanwanou
  Benin
5999 pts Marthe Koala
  Burkina Faso
5967 pts Not awarded

† There was an error in the official results showing Ghizlane Siba as the winner. This article and this photo show that the gold was actually won by Erika Nonhlanhla Seyama of Swaziland, followed by Hoda Hagras of Egypt and Ariyat Dibow of Ethiopia. The medal table was adjusted to show this correction. A different view with this CAA article as well as this photo

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya (KEN)116219
2  South Africa (RSA)914831
3  Nigeria (NGR)*95620
4  Ethiopia (ETH)23510
5  Ivory Coast (CIV)2226
6  Botswana (BOT)2103
7  Tunisia (TUN)2057
8  Algeria (ALG)2013
9  Egypt (EGY)1427
10  Morocco (MAR)1348
11  Burkina Faso (BFA)1203
12  Benin (BEN)1001
  Eswatini (SWZ)1001
14  Burundi (BDI)0101
  Cameroon (CMR)0101
  Ghana (GHA)0101
  Guinea-Bissau (GBS)0101
18  Uganda (UGA)0033
19  Congo (CGO)0011
  Eritrea (ERI)0011
  Lesotho (LES)0011
  Liberia (LBR)0011
  Zambia (ZAM)0011
Totals (23 nations)444443131

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CAA Asaba 2018 / Schedule". caaasaba2018.com.ng. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  2. ^ "kenya tops medal standings as curtains come dix-neuf on Asaba 2018". caaweb.org. Retrieved 1 September 2018.

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