List of champions of the African Championships in Athletics

This is a list of champions, or event winners, of the African Championships in Athletics, a biennial athletics competition organized by the Confederation of African Athletics since 1979.

MenEdit

Men's African champions

Track running:  100 m - 200 m - 400 m - 800 m - 1500 m - 3000 m - 5000 m - 10,000 m
Hurdles:  110 m hurdles - 400 m hurdles - 3000 m steeplechase
Jumps:  High jump - Long jump - Triple jump - Pole vault
Throws:  Javelin - Discus - Shot put - Hammer
Relays:   4 x 100 m - 4 x 400 m
Road:   10,000 m walk - 20 km walk - Marathon

Key:   Current Championships record

100 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Ernest Obeng   Ghana
1982 Ernest Obeng   Ghana
1984 Chidi Imo   Nigeria
1985 Chidi Imo   Nigeria
1988 John Myles-Mills   Ghana
1989 Amadou Mbagnick Mbaye   Senegal
1990 Joseph Gikonyo   Kenya
1992 Victor Omagbemi   Nigeria
1993 Daniel Effiong   Nigeria
1996 Seun Ogunkoya   Nigeria
1998 Seun Ogunkoya   Nigeria
2000 Abdul Aziz Zakari   Ghana
2002 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia
2004 Olusoji Fasuba   Nigeria
2006 Olusoji Fasuba   Nigeria
2008 Olusoji Fasuba   Nigeria
2010 Ben Youssef Meité   Ivory Coast
2012 Simon Magakwe   South Africa

200 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Edward Ofili   Nigeria
1982 Boubacar Diallo   Senegal
1984 Innocent Egbunike   Nigeria
1985 Simon Kipkemboi   Kenya
1988 Davidson Ezinwa   Nigeria
1989 Olapade Adeniken   Nigeria
1990 Joseph Gikonyo   Kenya
1992 Victor Omagbemi   Nigeria
1993 Johan Rossouw   South Africa
1996 Oumar Loum   Senegal
1998 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia
2000 Abdul Aziz Zakari   Ghana
2002 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia
2004 Joseph Batangdon   Cameroon
2006 Uchenna Emedolu   Nigeria
2008 Thuso Mpuang   South Africa
2010 Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud   Egypt
2012 Ben Youssef Meité   Ivory Coast

400 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 El Kashief Hassan   Sudan
1982 Amadou Dia Bâ   Senegal
1984 Gabriel Tiacoh   Ivory Coast
1985 Innocent Egbunike   Nigeria
1988 Innocent Egbunike   Nigeria
1989 Gabriel Tiacoh   Ivory Coast
1990 Samson Kitur   Kenya
1992 Bobang Phiri   South Africa
1993 Kennedy Ochieng   Kenya
1996 Ibrahima Wade   Senegal
1998 Clement Chukwu   Nigeria
2000 Eric Milazar   Mauritius
2002 Eric Milazar   Mauritius
2004 Eric Milazar   Mauritius
2006 Gary Kikaya   Democratic Republic of the Congo
2008 Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr   Sudan
2010 Mohamed Khouaja   Libya
2012 Isaac Makwala   Botswana
2014 Isaac Makwala   Botswana
2016 Baboloki Thebe   Botswana
2018 Baboloki Thebe   Botswana

800 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 James Maina   Kenya
1982 Juma Ndiwa   Kenya
1984 Sammy Koskei   Kenya
1985 Sammy Koskei   Kenya
1988 Babacar Niang   Senegal
1989 Nixon Kiprotich   Kenya
1990 William Tanui   Kenya
1992 Charles Nkazamyampi   Burundi
1993 Sammy Langat   Kenya
1996 Fred Onyancha   Kenya
1998 Japheth Kimutai   Kenya
2000 Djabir Saïd Guerni   Algeria
2002 Djabir Saïd Guerni   Algeria
2004 William Yiampoy   Kenya
2006 Alex Kipchirchir   Kenya
2008 David Rudisha   Kenya
2010 David Rudisha   Kenya
2012 Taoufik Makhloufi   Algeria

1500 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Mike Boit   Kenya
1982 Kip Cheruiyot   Kenya
1984 Saïd Aouita   Morocco
1985 Omer Khalifa   Sudan
1988 Getahun Ayana   Ethiopia
1989 Joseph Chesire   Kenya
1990 Moses Kiptanui   Kenya
1992 Nelson Chirchir   Kenya
1993 David Kibet   Kenya
1996 Moses Kigen   Kenya
1998 Laban Rotich   Kenya
2000 Youssef Baba   Morocco
2002 Bernard Lagat   Kenya
2004 Paul Korir   Kenya
2006 Alex Kipchirchir   Kenya
2008 Haron Keitany   Kenya
2010 Asbel Kiprop   Kenya
2012 Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku   Kenya

3000 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1998 Tom Nyariki   Kenya

5000 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Miruts Yifter   Ethiopia
1982 Wodajo Bulti   Ethiopia
1984 Abderrazak Bounour   Algeria
1985 Wodajo Bulti   Ethiopia
1988 Brahim Boutayeb   Morocco
1989 John Ngugi   Kenya
1990 Ezequeil Bitok   Kenya
1992 James Songok   Kenya
1993 Simon Chemoiywo   Kenya
1996 Paul Koech   Kenya
1998 Daniel Komen   Kenya
2000 Ali Saïdi Sief   Algeria
2002 Paul Bitok   Kenya
2004 Zwedo Maregu   Ethiopia
2006 Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia
2008 Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia
2010 Edwin Soi   Kenya
2012 Mark Kiptoo   Kenya

10,000 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Miruts Yifter   Ethiopia
1982 Mohamed Kedir   Ethiopia
1984 Kipsubai Koskei   Kenya
1985 Wodajo Bulti   Ethiopia
1988 Brahim Boutayeb   Morocco
1989 Addis Abebe   Ethiopia
1990 Khalid Skah   Morocco
1992 Josphat Machuka   Kenya
1993 William Sigei   Kenya
1996 Stephen Kiogora   Kenya
2000 Abraha Hadush   Ethiopia
2002 Paul Malakwen Kosgei   Kenya
2004 Charles Kamathi   Kenya
2006 Moses Kipsiro   Uganda
2008 Gebregziabher Gebremariam   Ethiopia
2010 Wilson Kiprop   Kenya
2012 Kenneth Kipkemoi   Kenya

MarathonEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Kebede Balcha   Ethiopia
1982 Juma Ikangaa   Tanzania
1985 Ahmed Salah   Djibouti
1988 Dereje Nedi   Ethiopia
1989 Tsegaye Sengni   Ethiopia
1990 Tesfaye Tafa   Ethiopia

10,000 metres walkEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Benamar Kachkouche   Algeria

20 km walkEdit

Year Athlete Country
1982 Shemsu Hassan   Ethiopia
1984 Abdelwahab Ferguène   Algeria
1985 Abdelwahab Ferguène   Algeria
1988 Mohamed Bouhalla   Algeria
1989 Mohamed Bouhalla   Algeria
1990 Shemsu Hassan   Ethiopia
1992 Chris Britz   South Africa
1993 Getachew Demisse   Ethiopia
1996 Hatem Ghoula   Tunisia
1998 Hatem Ghoula   Tunisia
2000 Hatem Ghoula   Tunisia
2002 Hatem Ghoula   Tunisia
2004 Julius Sawe   Kenya
2006 David Kimutai   Kenya
2008 Mohamed Ameur   Algeria
2010 Hassanine Sebei   Tunisia
2012 Hédi Teraoui   Tunisia
2014 Lebogang Shange   South Africa
2016 Samuel Ireri Gathimba   Kenya

110 m hurdlesEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Godwin Obasogie   Nigeria
1982 Philip Sang   Kenya
1984 Philip Sang   Kenya
1985 René Djédjémel Mélédjé   Ivory Coast
1988 Noureddine Tadjine   Algeria
1989 Ikechukwu Mbadugha   Nigeria
1990 Moses Oyiki Orode   Nigeria
1992 Judex Lefou   Mauritius
1993 Kobus Schoeman   South Africa
1996 William Erese   Nigeria
1998 Shaun Bownes   South Africa
2000 Joseph-Berlioz Randriamihaja   Madagascar
2002 Shaun Bownes   South Africa
2004 Todd Matthews Jouda   Sudan
2006 Aymen Ben Ahmed   Tunisia
2008 Hennie Kotze   South Africa
2010 Othman Hadj Lazib   Algeria
2012 Lehann Fourie   South Africa

400 m hurdlesEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Daniel Kimaiyo   Kenya
1982 Amadou Dia Bâ   Senegal
1984 Amadou Dia Bâ   Senegal
1985 Amadou Dia Bâ   Senegal
1988 Amadou Dia Bâ   Senegal
1989 Henry Amike   Nigeria
1990 Hamidou Mbaye   Senegal
1992 Dries Vorster   South Africa
1993 Erick Keter   Kenya
1996 Ibou Faye   Senegal
1998 Samuel Matete   Zambia
2000 Sylvester Omodiale   Nigeria
2002 Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa
2004 Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa
2006 L. J. van Zyl   South Africa
2008 L. J. van Zyl   South Africa
2010 L. J. van Zyl   South Africa
2012 Amaechi Morton   Nigeria

3000 m steeplechaseEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Kip Rono   Kenya
1982 Eshetu Tura   Ethiopia
1984 Joshua Kipkemboi   Kenya
1985 Julius Kariuki   Kenya
1988 Azzedine Brahmi   Algeria
1989 Azzedine Brahmi   Algeria
1990 Abdelaziz Sahere   Morocco
1992 Whaddon Niewoudt   South Africa
1993 Joseph Keter   Kenya
1996 Kipkemboi Cheruiyot   Kenya
1998 Bernard Barmasai   Kenya
2000 Lotfi Turki   Tunisia
2002 Brahim Boulami   Morocco
2004 David Chemweno   Kenya
2006 Paul Kipsiele Koech   Kenya
2008 Richard Mateelong   Kenya
2010 Richard Mateelong   Kenya
2012 Abel Mutai   Kenya

High jumpEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Othmane Belfaa   Algeria
1982 Moussa Sagna Fall   Senegal
1984 Mohamed Aghlal   Morocco
1985 Moussa Sagna Fall   Senegal
1988 Boubacar Guèye   Senegal
1990 Othmane Belfaa   Algeria
1992 Othmane Belfaa   Algeria
1993 Flippie van Vuuren   South Africa
1996 Khemraj Naiko   Mauritius
1998 Abderrahmane Hammad   Algeria
2000 Abderrahmane Hammad   Algeria
2002 Abderrahmane Hammad   Algeria
2004 Kabelo Mmono   Botswana
2006 Kabelo Kgosiemang   Botswana
2008 Kabelo Kgosiemang   Botswana
2010 Kabelo Kgosiemang   Botswana
2012 Kabelo Kgosiemang   Botswana

Pole vaultEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Mohamed Bensaad   Algeria
1982 Loué Legbo   Ivory Coast
1984 Mohamed Bouihiri   Morocco
1985 Choukri Abahnini   Tunisia
1988 Choukri Abahnini   Tunisia
1989 Sami Si Mohamed   Algeria
1990 Ali Ziouani   Morocco
1992 Okkert Brits   South Africa
1993 Okkert Brits   South Africa
1996 Anis Riahi   Tunisia
1998 Okkert Brits   South Africa
2000 Rafik Mefti   Algeria
2002 Karim Sène   Senegal
2004 Béchir Zaghouani   Tunisia
2006 Okkert Brits   South Africa
2008 Mouhsin Cheouari   Morocco
2010 Hamdi Dhouibi   Tunisia
2012 Mouhcine Cheaouri   Tunisia

Long jumpEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Ajayi Agbebaku   Nigeria
1982 Doudou N'Diaye   Senegal
1984 Paul Emordi   Nigeria
1985 Paul Emordi   Nigeria
1988 Yusuf Alli   Nigeria
1989 Yusuf Alli   Nigeria
1990 Ayodele Aladefa   Nigeria
1992 Ayodele Aladefa   Nigeria
1993 Obinna Eregbu   Nigeria
1996 Anis Gallali   Tunisia
1998 Hatem Mersal   Egypt
2000 Younès Moudrik   Morocco
2002 Younès Moudrik   Morocco
2004 Jonathan Chimier   Mauritius
2006 Ignisious Gaisah   Ghana
2008 Yahya Berrabah   Morocco
2010 Godfrey Khotso Mokoena   South Africa
2012 Ndiss Kaba Badji   Senegal

Triple jumpEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Ajayi Agbebaku   Nigeria
1982 Mamadou Diallo   Senegal
1984 Joseph Taiwo   Nigeria
1985 Paul Emordi   Nigeria
1988 António Santos   Angola
1989 Eugene Koranteng   Ghana
1990 Toussaint Rabenala   Madagascar
1992 Toussaint Rabenala   Madagascar
1993 Toussaint Rabenala   Madagascar
1996 Paul Nioze   Seychelles
1998 Andrew Owusu   Ghana
2000 Andrew Owusu   Ghana
2002 Olivier Sanou   Burkina Faso
2004 Olivier Sanou   Burkina Faso
2006 Tarik Bouguetaïb   Morocco
2008 Ndiss Kaba Badji   Senegal
2010 Tosin Oke   Nigeria
2012 Tosin Oke   Nigeria

Shot putEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Youssef Nagui Asaad   Egypt
1982 Youssef Nagui Asaad   Egypt
1984 Ahmed Mohamed Ashoush   Egypt
1985 Ahmed Mohamed Ashoush   Egypt
1988 Ahmed Mohamed Ashoush   Egypt
1989 Robert Welikhe   Kenya
1990 Robert Welikhe   Kenya
1992 Chima Ugwu   Nigeria
1993 Carel le Roux   South Africa
1996 Henk Booysen   South Africa
1998 Burger Lambrechts   South Africa
2000 Chima Ugwu   Nigeria
2002 Janus Robberts   South Africa
2004 Janus Robberts   South Africa
2006 Yasser Ibrahim Farag   Egypt
2008 Abdu Moaty Moustafa   Egypt
2010 Burger Lambrechts   South Africa
2012 Burger Lambrechts   South Africa

Discus throwEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Abderrazak Ben Hassine   Tunisia
1982 Mohamed Naguib Hamed   Egypt
1984 Mohamed Naguib Hamed   Egypt
1985 Christian Okoye   Nigeria
1988 Adewale Olukoju   Nigeria
1989 Hassan Ahmed Hamad   Egypt
1990 Hassan Ahmed Hamad   Egypt
1992 Adewale Olukoju   Nigeria
1993 Mickael Conjungo   Central African Republic
1996 Serge Doh   Ivory Coast
1998 Frantz Kruger   South Africa
2000 Frits Potgieter   South Africa
2002 Janus Robberts   South Africa
2004 Frantz Kruger   South Africa
2006 Omar Ahmed ElGazaly   Egypt
2008 Hannes Hopley   South Africa
2010 Omar Ahmed ElGazaly   Egypt
2012 Victor Hogan   South Africa

Hammer throwEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Abdellah Boubekeur   Algeria
1982 Hisham Fouad Greiss   Egypt
1984 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1985 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1988 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1989 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1990 Sherif Farouk El Hennawi   Egypt
1992 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1993 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1996 Hakim Toumi   Algeria
1998 Chris Harmse   South Africa
2000 Samir Haouam   Algeria
2002 Chris Harmse   South Africa
2004 Chris Harmse   South Africa
2006 Chris Harmse   South Africa
2008 Chris Harmse   South Africa
2010 Mohsen El Anany   Egypt
2012 Chris Harmse   South Africa

Javelin throwEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Jacques Ayé Abehi   Ivory Coast
1982 Zakayo Malekwa   Tanzania
1984 Tarek Chaabani   Tunisia
1985 Ahmed Mahour Bacha   Algeria
1988 Justin Arop   Uganda
1989 Pius Bazighe   Nigeria
1990 Fidèle Rakotonirina   Madagascar
1992 Tom Petranoff   South Africa
1993 Tom Petranoff   South Africa
1996 Pius Bazighe   Nigeria
1998 Marius Corbett   South Africa
2000 Maher Ridane   Tunisia
2002 Gerhardus Pienaar   South Africa
2004 Gerhardus Pienaar   South Africa
2006 Gerhardus Pienaar   South Africa
2008 Mohamed Ali Kebabou   Tunisia
2010 Eha El Sayed Abdelrahman   Egypt
2012 Julius Yego   Kenya

DecathlonEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Mohamed Bensaad   Algeria
1982 Charles Kokoyo   Kenya
1984 Mourad Mahour Bacha   Algeria
1985 Mourad Mahour Bacha   Algeria
1988 Mahmoud Aït Ouhamou   Algeria
1989 Mourad Mahour Bacha   Algeria
1990 Abdennacer Moumen   Morocco
1992 Mourad Mahour Bacha   Algeria
1993 Pierre Faber   South Africa
1996 Anis Riahi   Tunisia
1998 Rédouane Youcef   Algeria
2000 Rédouane Youcef   Algeria
2002 Hamdi Dhouibi   Tunisia
2004 Anis Riahi   Tunisia
2006 Hamdi Dhouibi   Tunisia
2008 Larbi Bouraada   Algeria
2010 Larbi Bouraada   Algeria
2012 Ali Kamé   Madagascar

4 x 100 m relayEdit

Year Country
1979   Ivory Coast
1982   Ivory Coast
1984   Nigeria
1985   Nigeria
1988   Nigeria
1989   Nigeria
1990   Nigeria
1992   South Africa
1993   Ghana
1996   Nigeria
1998   Ivory Coast
2000   Ghana
2002   Nigeria
2004   Nigeria
2006   Nigeria
2008   South Africa
2010   South Africa
2012   South Africa

4 x 400 m relayEdit

Year Country
1979   Kenya
1982   Kenya
1984   Senegal
1985   Kenya
1989   Ethiopia
1990   Kenya
1990   Nigeria
1992   South Africa
1993   Kenya
1996   Senegal
1998   Senegal
2000   Algeria
2002   Morocco
2004   Zimbabwe
2006   Kenya
2008   South Africa
2010   Kenya
2012   Nigeria
2014   Botswana
2016   Botswana
2018   Kenya

WomenEdit

100 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Oguzoeme Nsenu   Nigeria
1982 Alice Adala   Kenya
1984 Doris Wiredu   Ghana
1985 Rufina Uba   Nigeria
1988 Mary Onyali   Nigeria
1989 Mary Onyali   Nigeria
1990 Onyinye Chikezie   Nigeria
1992 Elinda Vorster   South Africa
1993 Beatrice Utondu   Nigeria
1996 Georgette Nkoma   Cameroon
1998 Mary Onyali   Nigeria
2000 Myriam Léonie Mani   Cameroon
2002 Endurance Ojokolo   Nigeria
2004 Endurance Ojokolo   Nigeria
2006 Vida Anim   Ghana
2008 Damola Osayomi   Nigeria
2010 Blessing Okagbare   Nigeria
2012 Ruddy Zang Milama   Gabon

200 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Hannah Afriyie   Ghana
1982 Nzaeli Kyomo   Tanzania
1984 Nawal El Moutawakil   Morocco
1985 Rufina Uba   Nigeria
1988 Falilat Ogunkoya   Nigeria
1989 Mary Onyali   Nigeria
1990 Fatima Yusuf   Nigeria
1992 Elinda Vorster   South Africa
1993 Mary Onyali   Nigeria
1996 Georgette Nkoma   Cameroon
1998 Falilat Ogunkoya   Nigeria
2000 Myriam Léonie Mani   Cameroon
2002 Nadjina Kaltouma   Chad
2004 Geraldine Pillay   South Africa
2006 Vida Anim   Ghana
2008 Isabel le Roux   South Africa
2010 Oludamola Osayomi   Nigeria
2012 Gloria Asumnu   Nigeria

400 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Grace Bakari   Ghana
1982 Ruth Atuti   Kenya
1984 Ruth Atuti   Kenya
1985 Kehinde Vaughan   Nigeria
1988 Airat Bakare   Nigeria
1989 Falilat Ogunkoya   Nigeria
1990 Fatima Yusuf   Nigeria
1992 Omotayo Akinremi   Nigeria
1993 Tina Paulino   Mozambique
1996 Saidat Onanuga   Nigeria
1998 Falilat Ogunkoya   Nigeria
2000 Amy Mbacke Thiam   Senegal
2002 Nadjina Kaltouma   Chad
2004 Fatou Bintou Fall   Senegal
2006 Amy Mbacke Thiam   Senegal
2008 Amantle Montsho   Botswana
2010 Amantle Montsho   Botswana
2012 Amantle Montsho   Botswana

800 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Mary Chemweno   Kenya
1982 Evelyn Adiru   Uganda
1984 Justina Chepchirchir   Kenya
1985 Selina Chirchir   Kenya
1988 Hassiba Boulmerka   Algeria
1989 Hassiba Boulmerka   Algeria
1990 Maria de Lurdes Mutola   Mozambique
1992 Zewde Haile Mariam   Ethiopia
1993 Maria de Lurdes Mutola   Mozambique
1996 Naomi Mugo   Kenya
1998 Maria de Lurdes Mutola   Mozambique
2000 Hasna Benhassi   Morocco
2002 Maria de Lurdes Mutola   Mozambique
2004 Saïda El Mehdi   Morocco
2006 Janeth Jepkosgei   Kenya
2008 Pamela Jelimo   Kenya
2010 Zahra Bouras   Algeria
2012 Francine Niyonsaba   Burundi

1500 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Sakina Boutamine   Algeria
1982 Justina Chepchirchir   Kenya
1984 Justina Chepchirchir   Kenya
1985 Mary Chemweno   Kenya
1988 Hassiba Boulmerka   Algeria
1989 Hassiba Boulmerka   Algeria
1990 Maria de Lurdes Mutola   Mozambique
1992 Elana Meyer   South Africa
1993 Elana Meyer   South Africa
1996 Naomi Mugo   Kenya
1998 Jackline Maranga   Kenya
2000 Nouria Mérah-Benida   Algeria
2002 Jackline Maranga   Kenya
2004 Nancy Jebet Lagat   Kenya
2006 Nouria Merah Benida   Algeria
2008 Gelete Burka   Ethiopia
2010 Nancy Jebet Lagat   Kenya
2012 Rabab Arafi   Morocco

3000 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Sakina Boutamine   Algeria
1982 Justina Chepchirchir   Kenya
1984 Mary Chepkemboi   Kenya
1985 Hellen Kimaiyo   Kenya
1988 Fatima Aouam   Morocco
1989 Hellen Kimaiyo   Kenya
1990 Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia
1992 Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia
1993 Gwen Griffiths   South Africa
1998 Zahra Ouaziz   Morocco

5000 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1996 Florence Djépé   Cameroon
1998 Berhane Adere   Ethiopia
2000 Asmae Leghzaoui   Morocco
2002 Berhane Adere   Ethiopia
2004 Etalemahu Kidane   Ethiopia
2006 Meseret Defar   Ethiopia
2008 Meselech Melkamu   Ethiopia
2010 Vivian Cheruiyot   Kenya
2012 Gladys Cherono   Kenya

10,000 mEdit

Year Athlete Country
1985 Hassania Darami   Morocco
1988 Marcianne Mukamurenzi   Rwanda
1989 Jane Ngotho   Kenya
1990 Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia
1992 Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia
1993 Berhane Adere   Ethiopia
2000 Souad Aït Salem   Algeria
2002 Susan Chepkemei   Kenya
2004 Eyerusalem Kuma   Ethiopia
2006 Edith Masai   Kenya
2008 Tirunesh Dibaba   Ethiopia
2010 Tirunesh Dibaba   Ethiopia
2012 Gladys Cherono   Kenya

5000 m walkEdit

Year Athlete Country
1988 Sabiha Mansouri   Algeria
1989 Agnetha Chelimo   Kenya
1990 Agnetha Chelimo   Kenya
1992 Dounia Kara   Algeria
1993 Dounia Kara   Algeria
1996 Dounia Kara   Algeria
1998 Nagwa Ibrahim Ali   Egypt

10 km walkEdit

Year Athlete Country
2000 Bahia Boussad   Algeria
2002 Nagwa Ibrahim Ali   Egypt

20 km walkEdit

Year Athlete Country
2004 Grace Wanjiru   Kenya
2006 Nagwa Ibrahim Saleh   Egypt
2008 Grace Wanjiru   Kenya
2010 Grace Wanjiru   Kenya
2012 Grace Wanjiru   Kenya
2014 Grace Wanjiru   Kenya
2016 Grace Wanjiru   Kenya
2018 Yehualeye Beletew   Ethiopia

100 m hurdlesEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Judy Bell-Gam   Nigeria
1982 Nawal El Moutawakil   Morocco
1984 Maria Usifo   Nigeria
1985 Maria Usifo   Nigeria
1988 Maria Usifo   Nigeria
1989 Dinah Yankey   Ghana
1990 Dinah Yankey   Ghana
1992 Ime Akpan   Nigeria
1993 Nicole Ramalalanirina   Madagascar
1996 Glory Alozie   Nigeria
1998 Glory Alozie   Nigeria
2000 Glory Alozie   Nigeria
2002 Lalanirina Rosa Rakotozafy   Madagascar
2004 Lalanirina Rosa Rakotozafy   Madagascar
2006 Toyin Augustus   Nigeria
2008 Fatmata Fofanah   Guinea
2010 Seun Adigun   Nigeria
2012 Gnima Faye   Senegal

400 m hurdlesEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Fatima El-Faquir   Morocco
1982 Nawal El Moutawakil   Morocco
1984 Nawal El Moutawakil   Morocco
1985 Nawal El Moutawakil   Morocco
1988 Maria Usifo   Nigeria
1989 Maria Usifo   Nigeria
1990 Nezha Bidouane   Morocco
1992 Myrtle Bothma   South Africa
1993 Omotayo Akinremi   Nigeria
1996 Saidat Onanuga   Nigeria
1998 Nezha Bidouane   Morocco
2000 Mame Tacko Diouf   Senegal
2002 Zahra Lachgar   Morocco
2004 Surita Febbraio   South Africa
2006 Janet Wienand   South Africa
2008 Joke Odumosu   Nigeria
2010 Hayat Lambarki   Morocco
2012 Muizat Ajoke Odumosu   Nigeria

3000 m steeplechaseEdit

Year Athlete Country
2004 Bouchra Chaabi   Morocco
2006 Jeruto Kiptum   Kenya
2008 Zemzem Ahmed   Ethiopia
2010 Milcah Chemos Cheywa   Kenya
2012 Mercy Wanjiku   Kenya

High jumpEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Kawther Akrémi   Tunisia
1982 Fernande Agnentchoué   Gabon
1984 Awa Dioum-Ndiaye   Senegal
1985 Awa Dioum-Ndiaye   Senegal
1988 Lucienne N'Da   Ivory Coast
1989 Lucienne N'Da   Ivory Coast
1990 Lucienne N'Da   Ivory Coast
1992 Lucienne N'Da   Ivory Coast
1993 Charmaine Weavers   South Africa
1996 Irène Tiendrébéogo   Burkina Faso
1998 Hestrie Storbeck   South Africa
2000 Hind Bounouar   Morocco
2002 Hestrie Cloete-Storbeck   South Africa
2004 Hestrie Cloete   South Africa
2006 Reine van der Merwe   South Africa
2008 Anika Smit   South Africa
2010 Selloane Tsoaeli   Lesotho
2012 Lissa Labiche   Seychelles

Pole vaultEdit

Year Athlete Country
2000 Syrine Balti   Tunisia
2002 Syrine Balti   Tunisia
2004 Syrine Balti   Tunisia
2006 Syrine Balti   Tunisia
2008 Leila Ben Youssef   Tunisia
2010 Nisrine Dinar   Morocco
2012 Syrine Balti   Tunisia

Long jumpEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Bella Bell-Gam   Nigeria
1982 Jacinta Serete   Kenya
1984 Marianne Mendoza   Senegal
1985 Marianne Mendoza   Senegal
1988 Juliana Yendork   Ghana
1989 Chioma Ajunwa   Nigeria
1990 Chioma Ajunwa   Nigeria
1992 Karen Botha   South Africa
1993 Christy Opara-Thompson   Nigeria
1996 Grace Umelo   Nigeria
1998 Chioma Ajunwa   Nigeria
2000 Kéné Ndoye   Senegal
2002 Françoise Mbango Etone   Cameroon
2004 Kéné Ndoye   Senegal
2006 Josephine Bike Mbarga   Cameroon
2008 Janice Josephs   South Africa
2010 Blessing Okagbare   Nigeria
2012 : Blessing Okagbare   Nigeria

Triple jumpEdit

Year Athlete Country
1992 Awa Dioum-Ndiaye   Senegal
1993 Petrusa Swart   South Africa
1996 Kéné Ndoye   Senegal
1998 Baya Rahouli   Algeria
2000 Baya Rahouli   Algeria
2002 Françoise Mbango Etone   Cameroon
2004 Yamilé Aldama   Sudan
2006 Yamilé Aldama   Sudan
2008 Françoise Mbango   Cameroon
2010 Sarah Nambawa   Uganda
2012 Sarah Nambawa   Uganda

Shot putEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Odette Mistoul   Gabon
1982 Odette Mistoul   Gabon
1984 Odette Mistoul   Gabon
1985 Souad Malloussi   Morocco
1988 Hanan Ahmed Khaled   Egypt
1989 Hanan Ahmed Khaled   Egypt
1990 Hanan Ahmed Khaled   Egypt
1992 Fouzia Fatihi   Morocco
1993 Louise Meintjies   South Africa
1996 Hanan Ahmed Khaled   Egypt
1998 Veronica Abrahamse   South Africa
2000 Hanaa Salah El Melegi   Egypt
2002 Vivian Chukwuemeka   Nigeria
2004 Wafa Ismail El Baghdadi   Egypt
2006 Vivian Chukwuemeka   Nigeria
2008 Vivian Chukwuemeka   Nigeria
2010 Mirian Ibekwe   Nigeria
2012 Vivian Chukwuemeka   Nigeria

Discus throwEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Zoubida Laayouni   Morocco
1982 Zoubida Laayouni   Morocco
1984 Zoubida Laayouni   Morocco
1985 Zoubida Laayouni   Morocco
1988 Grace Apiafi   Nigeria
1989 Zoubida Laayouni   Morocco
1990 Zoubida Laayouni   Morocco
1992 Lizette Etsebeth   South Africa
1993 Lizette Etsebeth   South Africa
1996 Monia Kari   Tunisia
1998 Elizna Naudé   South Africa
2000 Monia Kari   Tunisia
2002 Monia Kari   Tunisia
2004 Elizna Naudé   South Africa
2006 Elizna Naudé   South Africa
2008 Elizna Naudé   South Africa
2010 Elizna Naudé   South Africa
2012 Chinwe Okoro   Nigeria

Hammer throwEdit

Year Athlete Country
1998 Caroline Fournier   Mauritius
2000 Caroline Fournier   Mauritius
2002 Marwa Ahmed Hussein   Egypt
2004 Marwa Ahmed Hussein   Egypt
2006 Marwa Ahmed Hussein   Egypt
2008 Marwa Ahmed Hussein   Egypt
2010 Amy Sène   Senegal
2012 Amy Sène   Senegal

Javelin throwEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Agnès Tchuinté   Cameroon
1982 Agnès Tchuinté   Cameroon
1984 Ténin Camara   Ivory Coast
1985 Agnès Tchuinté   Cameroon
1988 Yasmina Azzizi   Algeria
1989 Chinweoke Chikwelu   Nigeria
1990 Seraphina Nyauma   Kenya
1992 Seraphina Nyauma   Kenya
1993 Liezl Roux   South Africa
1996 : Fatma Zouhour Toumi   Tunisia
1998 Lindy Leveaux   Seychelles
2000 Aïda Sellam   Tunisia
2002 Aïda Sellam   Tunisia
2004 Sunette Viljoen   South Africa
2006 Justine Robbeson   South Africa
2008 Sunette Viljoen   South Africa
2010 Sunette Viljoen   South Africa
2012 Margaret Simpson   Ghana

PentathlonEdit

Year Athlete Country
1979 Bella Bell-Gam   Nigeria

HeptathlonEdit

Year Athlete Country
1982 Chérifa Meskaoui   Morocco
1984 Chérifa Meskaoui   Morocco
1985 Chérifa Meskaoui   Morocco
1988 Yasmina Azzizi   Algeria
1989 Yasmina Azzizi   Algeria
1990 Albertine Koutouan   Ivory Coast
1992 Chrisna Oosthuizen   South Africa
1993 Chrisna Oosthuizen   South Africa
1996 Caroline Kola   Kenya
1998 Patience Itanyi   Nigeria
2000 Yasmina Azzizi-Kettab   Algeria
2002 Margaret Simpson   Ghana
2004 Margaret Simpson   Ghana
2006 Janice Josephs   South Africa
2008 Patience Okoro   Nigeria
2010 Margaret Simpson   Ghana
2012 Yasmina Omrani   Algeria

4 x 100 m relayEdit

Year Country
1979   Ghana
1982   Kenya
1984   Kenya
1985   Ghana
1988   Ghana
1989   Nigeria
1990   Nigeria
1992   South Africa
1993   Nigeria
1996   Cameroon
1998   Nigeria
2000   Ghana
2002   Nigeria
2004   Nigeria
2006   Ghana
2008   Nigeria
2010   Nigeria
2012   Nigeria

4 x 400 m relayEdit

Year Country
1979   Ghana
1982   Kenya
1984   Kenya
1985   Nigeria
1988   Uganda
1989   Nigeria
1990   Nigeria
1992   Nigeria
1993   Nigeria
1996   Nigeria
1998   Nigeria
2000   Cameroon
2002   Cameroon
2004   Senegal
2006   South Africa
2008   Nigeria
2010   Nigeria
2012   Nigeria

See alsoEdit

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