List of African Championships in Athletics records

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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.

Men's records[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Games Ref
100 m 9.94 Seun Ogunkoya  Nigeria 1998 Dakar
200 m 19.99 Frankie Fredericks  Namibia 1998 Dakar
400 m 44.23 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 12 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [1]
800 m 1:42.84 David Rudisha  Kenya 30 July 2010 2010 Nairobi [2]
1500 m 3:35.71 Caleb Mwangangi  Kenya 1 July 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [3]
5000 m 13:09.68 Simon Chemoiywo  Kenya Durban 1993
10000 m 27:19.74 Kenneth Kipkemoi  Kenya 28 June 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [4]
110 m hurdles 13.55 (-0.8 m/s) Lehann Fourie  South Africa 30 June 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [5]
400 m hurdles 48.29 El Hadj Amadou Dia Ba  Senegal Caire 1985
3000 m steeplechase 8:11.03 Koech Paul Kipsiele  Kenya Mauritius 2006
High jump 2.34 m Abderrahmane Hammad  Algeria Algiers 2000
Kabelo Kgosiemang  Botswana 2008 Addis Ababa
Pole vault 5.41 m Cheyne Rahme  South Africa 13 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [6]
Long jump 8.34 m Younes Moudrik  Morocco Alger 2000
Triple jump 17.23 m Andrew Owusu  Ghana 1998 Dakar
Shot put 21.02 m Janus Robberts  South Africa Brazzaville 2004
Discus throw 63.85 m Frantz Kruger  South Africa Brazzaville 2004
Hammer throw 79.09 m Mostafa Al-Gamel  Egypt 13 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [7]
Javelin throw 87.26 m Tom Petranoff  South Africa Maurice 1992
Decathlon 8311 pts Larbi Bourrada  Algeria 10–11 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [8]
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 1:20:36 Hassanine Sebei  Tunisia 1 August 2010 2010 Nairobi
4×100 m relay 38.75 Hannes Dreyer
Corne Du Plessis
Sergio Mullins
Thuso Mpuang
 South Africa 2008 Addis Ababa
4×400 m relay 3:01.86 Julius Sang
Tito Sawe
Alfred Nyambane
David Kitur
 Kenya 18 August 1985 Cairo 1985
Key:
WR World record AR African record NR National record PB Athlete's personal best

Women's records[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Games Ref
100 m 11.00 (-1.4 m/s) Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria 11 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [9]
200 m 22.22 Falilat Ogunkoya  Nigeria Dakar 1998
400 m 49.54 NR PB Amantle Montsho  Botswana 29 June 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [10]
800 m 1:56.36 Maria Mutola  Mozambique Durban 1993
1500 m 4:05.80 Rabab Arafi  Morocco 29 June 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [11]
5000 m 15:32.72 Almaz Ayana  Ethiopia 11 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [12]
10000 m 31:27.96 Edith Masai  Kenya Mauritius 2006
100 m hurdles 12.77 Glory Alozie  Nigeria Dakar 1998
400 m hurdles 54.24 Nezha Bidouane  Morocco Dakar 1998
3000 m steeplechase 9:29.54 Hiwot Ayalew  Ethiopia 14 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [13]
High jump 1.95 m Lucienne N'Da  Ivory Coast 1992 Mauritius
Hestrie Cloete  South Africa 2002 Tunis
Pole vault 4.21 m Syrine Balti  Tunisia Mauritius 2006
Long jump 6.96 m (+1.7 m/s) Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria 30 June 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [14]
Triple jump 14.95 m Françoise Mbango Etone  Cameroon 2002 Tunis
Shot put 18.86 m AR Vivian Chukwuemeka  Nigeria 1 July 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [15]
Discus throw 59.79 m Chinwe Okoro  Nigeria 12 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [16]
Hammer throw 66.14 m Marwa Ahmed Arafat  Egypt Brazzaville 2004
Javelin throw 65.32 m Sunette Viljoen  South Africa 13 August 2014 2014 Marrakech [17]
Heptathlon 6031 pts Margaret Simpson  Ghana 30–31 July 2010 2010 Nairobi [18]
13.93 (-1,1 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.78 m (high jump), 12.10 m (shot put), 24.99 (+0.5 m/s) (200 m) /
6.12 (+3.5 m/s) (long jump), 52.18 m (javelin), 2:25.88 (800 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:34:19 AR NR PB Grace Wanjiru Njue  Kenya 1 August 2010 2010 Nairobi [19]
4 × 100 m relay 43.21 Christy Udoh
Gloria Asumnu
Damola Osayemi
Lawretta Ozoh
 Nigeria 29 June 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [20]
4 × 400 m relay 3:28.77 Endurance Abinuwa
Omolara Omotosho
Margaret Etim
Bukola Abogunloko
 Nigeria 1 July 2012 2012 Porto-Novo [21]
Key:
WR World record AR African record NR National record PB Athlete's personal best

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "African Championships Day 3 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "800 Metres Results". www.dbresults.net. 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Evelyn Watta (29 June 2012). "Milama wins first-ever sprint title for Gabon - African champs, Day 2". IAAF. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Alfons Juck, Larry Eder (30 June 2012). "Yohan Blake Beats Bolt, NR for Fraser-Pryce". www.runblogrun.com. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "African Championships Day 2 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "African Championships Day 2 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "African Athletics Championships/ women’s 400m: Montsho sets new record". www.starafrica.com. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Pistorius out of London, Mekhissi, Rupp win". www.capitalfm.co.ke. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  12. ^ "African Championships Day 2 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  13. ^ "African Championships Day 5 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  14. ^ Mark Ouma (30 June 2012). "Montsho, Makwala, Morton sparkle on Day Three-African Champs". www.africanathletics.org. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  15. ^ 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. 
  16. ^ "African Championships Day 3 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results". www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  18. ^ "Heptathlon Results". www.dbresults.net. 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  19. ^ "20 Kilometres Race Walk Results". www.dbresults.net. 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2010-08-01. 
  20. ^ "Pistorius out of London, Mekhissi, Rupp win". www.capitalfm.co.ke. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  21. ^ 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. 

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