Athletics at the All-Africa Games

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Athletics at the All-Africa Games
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Athletics
First event 1965 Republic of the Congo Brazzaville
Occur every four years
Last event 2011 Mozambique Maputo
Best  Nigeria (NGR)

Athletics was an All-Africa Games event at its inaugural edition in 1965 and has continued to feature prominently at the competition in each of its subsequent editions.

Editions[edit]

Games Year Host Events
Men Women
I 1965 Brazzaville 18 6
II 1973 Lagos 21 13
III 1978 Algiers 23 14
IV 1987 Nairobi 23 18
V 1991 Cairo 23 18
VI 1995 Harare 23 20
VII 1999 Johannesburg 23 22
VIII 2003 Abuja 23 22
IX 2007 Algiers 23 23
X 2011 Maputo 23 23

Events[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event 65 73 78 87 91 95 99 03 07 11 Years
Current program
100 metres 10
200 metres 10
400 metres 10
800 metres 10
1500 metres 10
5000 metres 10
10,000 metres 9
Marathon 7
Half marathon 2
110 metres hurdles 10
400 metres hurdles 10
3000 metres steeplechase 10
4 × 100 metres relay 10
4 × 400 metres relay 10
20 km walk 8
Long jump 10
Triple jump 10
High jump 10
Pole vault 10
Shot put 10
Discus throw 10
Hammer throw 9
Javelin throw 10
Decathlon 8
Events 18 21 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23

Women's events[edit]

Event 65 73 78 87 91 95 99 03 07 11 Years
Current program
100 metres 10
200 metres 9
400 metres 9
800 metres 9
1500 metres 9
5000 metres 5
10,000 metres 7
Marathon 3
Half marathon 2
80 metres hurdles 1
100 metres hurdles 9
400 metres hurdles 8
3000 metres steeplechase 3
4 × 100 metres relay 10
4 × 400 metres relay 9
20 km walk 4
5000 metre track walk 3
Long jump 10
Triple jump 5
High jump 10
Pole vault 4
Shot put 8
Discus throw 9
Hammer throw 4
Javelin throw 10
Pentathlon 1
Heptathlon 7
Events 6 13 14 18 18 20 22 22 23 23

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Nigeria (NGR) 110 88 59 257
2  Kenya (KEN) 69 77 67 213
3  South Africa (RSA) 35 43 34 112
4  Ethiopia (ETH) 31 33 38 102
5  Ghana (GHA) 24 27 26 77
6  Algeria (ALG) 44 28 29 77
7  Egypt (EGY) 18 17 14 49
8  Tunisia (TUN) 17 14 7 38
9  Senegal (SEN) 13 13 18 44
10  Uganda (UGA) 12 10 18 40
11  Ivory Coast (CIV) 9 8 15 32
12  Botswana (BOT) 8 1 3 12
13  Sudan (SUD) 7 2 1 10
14  Cameroon (CMR) 4 8 8 20
15  Mozambique (MOZ) 4 2 0 6
16  Tanzania (TAN) 3 4 6 13
17  Mauritius (MRI) 3 2 4 9
18  Mali (MLI) 3 2 1 6
19  Madagascar (MAD) 2 3 7 12
20  Namibia (NAM) 2 2 7 11
21  Zimbabwe (ZIM) 1 4 8 13
22  Sierra Leone (SLE) 1 2 0 3
23  Chad (CHA) 1 0 4 5
24  Burundi (BDI) 1 0 3 4
25  Eritrea (ERI) 1 0 1 2
 Liberia (LBR) 1 0 1 2
 Swaziland (SWZ) 1 0 1 2
28  Somalia (SOM) 1 0 0 1
29  Seychelles (SEY) 0 4 3 7
30  Burkina Faso (BUR) 0 3 3 6
31  Congo (CGO) 0 1 4 5
 Togo (TOG) 0 1 4 5
33  Lesotho (LES) 0 1 1 2
34  The Gambia (GAM) 0 1 0 1
 Rwanda (RWA) 0 1 0 1
36  Benin (BEN) 0 0 1 1
 Central African Republic (CAF) 0 0 1 1
 Guinea (GUI) 0 0 1 1
Total 38 nations 402 402 402 1206

Games records[edit]

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