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List of African Championships in Athletics records

The African Championships in Athletics is a quadrennial event which began in 1979. Confederation of African Athletics accepts only athletes who are representing one of the organisation's African member states and the body recognises records set at editions of the African Athletics Championships.

Contents

Men's recordsEdit

Event Record Name Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 9.94 Seun Ogunkoya   Nigeria 1998 1998 Championships   Dakar, Senegal
200 m 19.99 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 1998 1998 Championships   Dakar, Senegal
400 m 44.23 Isaac Makwala   Botswana 12 August 2014 2014 Championships   Marrakech, Morocco [1]
800 m 1:42.84 A David Rudisha   Kenya 30 July 2010 2010 Championships   Nairobi, Kenya [2]
1500 m 3:35.20 Elijah Manangoi   Kenya 5 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [3]
5000 m 13:09.68 Simon Chemoiywo   Kenya 1993 1993 Championships   Durban, South Africa
10000 m 27:19.74 Kenneth Kipkemoi   Kenya 28 June 2012 2012 Championships   Porto-Novo, Benin [4]
110 m hurdles 13.51 (-0.9 m/s) Antonio Alkana   South Africa 4 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [5]
13.43 (NWI) Antonio Alkana   South Africa 25 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [6]
400 m hurdles 48.29 El Hadj Amadou Dia Ba   Senegal 1985 Championships   Cairo, Egypt
3000 m steeplechase 8:11.03 Koech Paul Kipsiele   Kenya 2006 Championships   Bambous, Mauritius
High jump 2.34 m Abderrahmane Hammad   Algeria July 2000 2000 Championships   Algiers, Algeria
Kabelo Kgosiemang   Botswana 2008 Championships   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Pole vault 5.41 m Cheyne Rahme   South Africa 13 August 2014 2014 Championships   Marrakech, Morocco [7]
Long jump 8.45 m (-1.2 m/s) Rushwal Samaai   South Africa 2 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [8]
Triple jump 17.23 m Andrew Owusu   Ghana 1998 Championships   Dakar, Senegal
Shot put 21.08 m Chukwuebuka Enekwechi   Nigeria 2 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [9]
Discus throw 63.85 m Frantz Kruger   South Africa 2004 Championships   Brazzaville, Congo
Hammer throw 79.09 m Mostafa Al-Gamel   Egypt 13 August 2014 2014 Championships   Marrakech, Morocco [10]
Javelin throw 87.26 m Tom Petranoff   South Africa 1992 Championships   Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius
Decathlon 8311 pts Larbi Bourrada   Algeria 10–11 August 2014 2014 Championships   Marrakech, Morocco [11]
10.90 (+1.0 m/s) (100 m), 7.45 m (+1.1 m/s) (long jump), 13.20 m (shot put), 2.04 m (high jump), 48.33 (400 m) /
14.33 (+0.2 m/s)(110 m hurdles), 39.99 m (discus), 4.90 m (pole vault), 64.60 m (javelin), 4:20.05 (1500 m)
20 km walk 1:19:24 NR Samuel Ireri Gathimba   Kenya 26 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [12]
4 × 100 m relay 38.25 Akani Simbine
Simon Magakwe
Emile Erasmus
Henricho Bruintjies
  South Africa 3 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [13]
4 × 400 m relay 3:00.92 Aron Koech
Alphas Kishoyian
Jared Momanyi
Emmanuel Korir
  Kenya 5 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [14]
Key:
WR World record AR African record NR National record PB Athlete's personal best

Women's recordsEdit

Event Record Name Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.99 (+2.0 m/s) Murielle Ahouré   Ivory Coast 23 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [15]
200 m 22.22 Falilat Ogunkoya   Nigeria 1998 Championships   Dakar, Senegal
400 m 49.54 NR Amantle Montsho   Botswana 29 June 2012 2012 Championships   Porto-Novo, Benin [16]
800 m 1:56.06 Caster Semenya   South Africa 5 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [17]
1500 m 4:01.99 PB Caster Semenya   South Africa 24 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [18]
5000 m 15:05.45 Sheila Chepkirui   Kenya 23 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [19]
10000 m 30:26.94 PB Alice Aprot   Kenya 25 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [20]
100 m hurdles 12.77 Glory Alozie   Nigeria 1998 Championships   Dakar, Senegal
400 m hurdles 54.24 Nezha Bidouane   Morocco 1998 Championships   Dakar, Senegal
3000 m steeplechase 8:59.88 Beatrice Chepkoech   Kenya 5 August 2018 2018 Championships   Asaba, Nigeria [21]
High jump 1.95 m Lucienne N'Da   Ivory Coast 1992 Championships   Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius
Hestrie Cloete   South Africa 2002 Championships   Radès, Tunisia
Pole vault 4.21 m Syrine Balti   Tunisia 2006 Championships   Bambous, Mauritius
Long jump 6.96 m (+1.7 m/s) Blessing Okagbare   Nigeria 30 June 2012 2012 Championships   Porto-Novo, Benin [22]
Triple jump 14.95 m Françoise Mbango Etone   Cameroon 2002 Championships   Radès, Tunisia
Shot put 18.86 m AR Vivian Chukwuemeka   Nigeria 1 July 2012 2012 Championships   Porto-Novo, Benin [23]
Discus throw 59.79 m Chinwe Okoro   Nigeria 12 August 2014 2014 Championships   Marrakech, Morocco [24]
Hammer throw 68.35 m Amy Sène   Senegal 22 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [25]
Javelin throw 65.32 m Sunette Viljoen   South Africa 13 August 2014 2014 Championships   Marrakech, Morocco [26]
Heptathlon 6153 pts NR Uhunoma Osazuwa   Nigeria 24–25 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [27]
100m H (wind) High jump Shot put 200m (wind) Long jump (wind) Javelin 800m
13.32 (+1.4) 1.83m 12.87m 24.19 (nw) 6.24m (0.0) 36.30m 2:17.50
20 km walk (road) 1:30:43 AR Grace Wanjiru Njue   Kenya 26 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [28]
4 × 100 m relay 43.21 Christy Udoh
Gloria Asumnu
Damola Osayemi
Lawretta Ozoh
  Nigeria 29 June 2012 2012 Championships   Porto-Novo, Benin [29]
4 × 400 m relay 3:28.49 NR Jeanelle Griesel
Wenda Nel
Justine Palframan
Caster Semenya
  South Africa 26 June 2016 2016 Championships   Durban, South Africa [30]
Key:
WR World record AR African record NR National record PB Athlete's personal best

ReferencesEdit

General
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  1. ^ "African Championships Day 3 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  2. ^ "800 Metres Results" (PDF). www.dbresults.net. 2010-07-30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
  3. ^ Bob Ramsak (5 August 2018). "Kenya takes six more titles as African Championships conclude in Asaba". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  4. ^ Evelyn Watta (29 June 2012). "Milama wins first-ever sprint title for Gabon - African champs, Day 2". IAAF. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  5. ^ Bob Ramsak (4 August 2018). "Ndiwa and Aprot claim Kenyan 1-2 in 10,000m - African Championships, day four". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  6. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Men's 110m Hurdles Results". CAA. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  7. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  8. ^ Bob Ramsak (2 August 2018). "Obiri and Ta Lou dominate in Asaba, Samaai defeats Manyonga - African Championships, day two". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  9. ^ Deji Ogeyingbo (2 August 2018). "Enekwechi breaks Shot Put Championship Record as Ogunrinde sets Hammer Throw NR in Asaba". makingofchamps.com. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  10. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  11. ^ "African Championships Day 2 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  12. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Men's 20km Race Walk Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  13. ^ Bob Ramsak (3 August 2018). "Semenya clocks 49.96, Amos defeats Korir in Asaba - African Championships, day three". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  14. ^ Bob Ramsak (5 August 2018). "Kenya takes six more titles as African Championships conclude in Asaba". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  15. ^ "African Championships 2016 Day 2 Results" (PDF). CAA. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  16. ^ "African Athletics Championships/ women's 400m: Montsho sets new record". www.starafrica.com. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012.[permanent dead link]
  17. ^ Bob Ramsak (5 August 2018). "Kenya takes six more titles as African Championships conclude in Asaba". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  18. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Women's 1500m Results". CAA. 24 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  19. ^ "African Championships 2016 Day 2 Results" (PDF). CAA. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  20. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Women's 10000m Results". CAA. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  21. ^ Bob Ramsak (5 August 2018). "Kenya takes six more titles as African Championships conclude in Asaba". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  22. ^ Mark Ouma (30 June 2012). "Montsho, Makwala, Morton sparkle on Day Three-African Champs". www.africanathletics.org. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  23. ^ Evelyn Watta (2 July 2012). "Burundian teen Niyonsaba takes dramatic 800m title as Nigeria top medal table in Porto-Novo - African champs, Day 5". IAAF. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  24. ^ "African Championships Day 3 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  25. ^ "African Championships 2016 Day 2 Results" (PDF). CAA. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  26. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  27. ^ Wesley Botton (25 June 2016). "Aprot takes African 10,000m title". IAAF. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  28. ^ "African Championships 2016 – 20km Race Walk Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  29. ^ "Pistorius out of London, Mekhissi, Rupp win". www.capitalfm.co.ke. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  30. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Women's 4 × 400m Relay Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016.

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