List of African Championships records in swimming

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The African Championships records in swimming performances in each event at the biennial African Swimming Championships. The championships are organised by the African Swimming Confederation (CANA), and were last held in September 2010 in Casablanca, Morocco. All events are held in long course (50 m) swimming pools.

Men's events[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 22.65 Iles , Salim Salim Iles  Algeria Sep 2006 8th African Swimming Championships Dakar, Senegal
100 m freestyle 49.81 Mellouli , Oussama Oussama Mellouli  Tunisia 3 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m freestyle 1:49.90 Mathlouthi , Ahmed Ahmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [1]
400 m freestyle 3:53.12 Thomson , Jay Cee Jay Cee Thomson  South Africa 17 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [2]
800 m freestyle 8:03.84 Prinsloo , Troyden Troyden Prinsloo  South Africa 4 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
1500 m freestyle 15:29.93 Prinsloo , Troyden Troyden Prinsloo  South Africa 7 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
50 m backstroke 26.00 Hussen , Ahmed Ahmed Hussen  Egypt 12 Aug 2002 6th African Swimming Championships Cairo, Egypt
100 m backstroke 55.67 Murray , Darren Darren Murray  South Africa 18 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [3]
200 m backstroke 2:01.02 Du Rand , George George Du Rand  South Africa 3 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
50 m breaststroke 28.38 Fall , Malick Malick Fall  Senegal 7 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
100 m breaststroke 1:02.71 Fall , Malick Malick Fall  Senegal 1 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m breaststroke 2:15.65 Diering , William William Diering  South Africa 17 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [4]
50 m butterfly 23.50 Dunford , Jason Jason Dunford  Kenya 3 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
100 m butterfly 52.49 Dunford , Jason Jason Dunford  Kenya 7 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m butterfly 2:00.72 Gilchrist , Wesley Wesley Gilchrist  South Africa 18 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [5]
200 m individual medley 2:02.95 Thomson , Jay Cee Jay Cee Thomson  South Africa 19 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [6]
400 m individual medley 4:21.06 Thompson , Jay Cee Jay Cee Thompson  South Africa 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [7]
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:23.99
 South Africa 17 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [8]
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:29.21
 South Africa 16 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [9]
4×100 m medley relay 3:43.53
 South Africa 19 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [10]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg

Women's events[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 26.03 Roets , Lauren Lauren Roets  South Africa 7 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
100 m freestyle 56.40 Prinsloo , Karin Karin Prinsloo  South Africa 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [11]
200 m freestyle 2:01.92 Vorster , Leone Leone Vorster  South Africa 12 Sep 2006 8th African Swimming Championships Dakar, Senegal
400 m freestyle 4:14.23 Corfe , Melissa Melissa Corfe  South Africa 7 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
800 m freestyle 8:50.45 Weber , Michelle Michelle Weber  South Africa September 2012 11th African Swimming Championships Nairobi, Kenya [12]
1500 m freestyle 16:46.46 Weber , Michelle Michelle Weber  South Africa September 2012 11th African Swimming Championships Nairobi, Kenya [13]
50 m backstroke 29.31 Van Wyk , Chanelle Chanelle Van Wyk  South Africa 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [14]
100 m backstroke 1:02.32 Van Wyk , Chanelle Chanelle Van Wyk  South Africa 16 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [15]
200 m backstroke 2:15.66 Loots , Mandy Mandy Loots  South Africa 19 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [16]
50 m breaststroke 32.64 Bushell , Achieng Achieng Bushell  Kenya 3 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
100 m breaststroke 1:10.82 El Bekri , Sara Sara El Bekri  Morocco 17 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [17]
200 m breaststroke 2:32.16 Lajnef , Sara Sara Lajnef  Tunisia 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [18]
50 m butterfly 27.28 Osman , Farida Farida Osman  Egypt 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [19]
100 m butterfly 59.72 Mohr , Vanessa Vanessa Mohr  South Africa 17 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [20]
200 m butterfly 2:11.97 Loots , Mandy Mandy Loots  South Africa 19 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [21]
200 m individual medley 2:16.77 Loots , Mandy Mandy Loots  South Africa 18 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [22]
400 m individual medley 4:45.76 Meaklim , Kathryn Kathryn Meaklim  South Africa 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [23]
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:50.15
 South Africa 16 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [24]
4×200 m freestyle relay 8:27.61
 South Africa 14 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [25]
4×100 m medley relay 4:09.53
 South Africa 18 Sep 2010 10th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco [26]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg

References[edit]

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  19. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Two Days Down, Plenty of Meet Records Rewritten". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  20. ^ "African Long Course Championships: South Africa Sets Several More Meet Records, Youngster Vanessa Mohr Shines". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-17. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  21. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Mandy Loots Doubles Up". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  22. ^ "African Long Course Championships: South Africa Sweeps Gold Medals on Day Five". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  23. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Two Days Down, Plenty of Meet Records Rewritten". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  24. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Chanelle Van Wyk Downs Meet Record on Third Day". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-16. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  25. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Two Days Down, Plenty of Meet Records Rewritten". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
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