African Championships in Athletics

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The African Championships in Athletics is a continental athletics event organized by the Confederation of African Athletics. It is generally organised biennually, meaning every four years it is held in the same year as the Summer Olympics.

The 2008 competition was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the 2010 edition was held in Nairobi, Kenya.

Summary of championships[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 1979 Dakar  Senegal 2–5 August Stade Demba Diop
2 1982 Cairo  Egypt 25–28 August Cairo International Stadium
3 1984 Rabat  Morocco 12–15 July Stade Moulay Abdellah
4 1985 Cairo  Egypt 15–18 August Cairo International Stadium
5 1988 Annaba  Algeria 29 August - 2 September Stade 19 Mai 1956
6 1989 Lagos  Nigeria 4–8 August Lagos National Stadium
7 1990 Cairo  Egypt 3–6 October Cairo International Stadium
8 1992 Belle Vue Maurel  Mauritius 25–28 June Stade Anjalay
9 1993 Durban  South Africa 23–27 June Kings Park Stadium
10 1996 Yaoundé  Cameroon 13–16 June Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium
11 1998 Dakar  Senegal 18–22 August Stade Leopold Senghor
12 2000 Algiers  Algeria 10–14 July Stade 5 Juillet 1962
13 2002 Tunis / Radès  Tunisia 6–10 August Rades Olympic Stadium
14 2004 Brazzaville  Republic of the Congo 14–18 July Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat
15 2006 Bambous  Mauritius 9–13 August Stade Germain Comarmond
16 2008 Addis Ababa  Ethiopia 30 April – 4 May Addis Ababa Stadium
17 2010 Nairobi  Kenya 28 July – 1 August Nyayo Stadium
18 2012 Porto Novo  Benin 27 June – 1 July Stade Charles de Gaulle
19 2014 Marrakech[1]  Morocco 10–14 August

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