African Junior Athletics Championships

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The African Junior Athletics Championships is a biennial continental athletics event organized by the Confederation of African Athletics. First held in 1994, only athletes aged 19 or under are allowed to compete.[1]

Summary of Championships[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 1994 Algiers  Algeria 6–8 July
2 1995 Bouaké  Ivory Coast 20–22 July
3 1997 Ibadan  Nigeria 21–23 August
4 1999 Tunis  Tunisia 22–25 July
5 2001 Réduit  Mauritius 9–12 Jul
6 2003 Garoua  Cameroon 31 Jul–3 August
7 2005 Tunis and Radès  Tunisia 1–4 September
8 2007 Ouagadougou  Burkina Faso 9–12 August
9 2009 Bambous  Mauritius 30 July–2 August Stade Germain Comarmond 41
10 2011 Gaborone  Botswana 12–15 May University of Botswana Stadium 44
11 2013 Bambous  Mauritius 29 August–1 September Stade Germain Comarmond

Championships records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet City Ref
100 m
200 m
400 m
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
5000 m
10000 m
110 m hurdles
400 m hurdles
3000 m steeplechase
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump 15.92 m (+0.8 m/s) Sabelo Ndlovu  South Africa 30 August 2013 2013 Championships Mauritius Bambous, Mauritius [2]
Shot put (6 kg) 19.59 m Ahmed Hassan  Egypt 30 August 2013 2013 Championships Mauritius Bambous, Mauritius [3]
Discus throw
Hammer throw
Javelin throw
Decathlon
(100 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump), (400 m),
(110 m hurdles), (discus), (pole vault), (javelin), (1500 m)
20 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay
4x400 m relay

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet City Ref
100 m
200 m
400 m
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
5000 m
10000 m
100 m hurdles
400 m hurdles
3000 m steeplechase
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump
Shot put
Discus throw
Hammer throw
Javelin throw
Heptathlon
(100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m), (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
10 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay
4x400 m relay

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ African Junior Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2009-09-30.
  2. ^ Menon Ramsamy, Reynolds Quirin (1 September 2013). "Ethiopian and Nigerian athletes impress at African Junior Champs". IAAF. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Menon Ramsamy, Reynolds Quirin (1 September 2013). "Ethiopian and Nigerian athletes impress at African Junior Champs". IAAF. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 

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