Swimming at the All-Africa Games

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Swimming 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 city # countries # swimmers
I 1965 Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, the Congo
II 1973 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
III 1978 Algeria Algiers, Algeria
IV 1987 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
V 1991 Egypt Cairo, Egypt
VI 1995 Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe
VII 1999 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa 18 128
VIII 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria 21 117 [1]
(male=63; female=54)
IX 2007 Algeria Algiers, Algeria 16 121
X 2011 Mozambique Maputo, Mozambique

Games records[edit]

All records were set in finals unless noted otherwise. All times are swum in a long-course (50m) pool.

Men[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle  22.34  =
Iles , Salim Salim Iles  Algeria July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
50 m freestyle  22.34  =
Louw , Gideon Gideon Louw  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [2][3]
100 m freestyle  49.38  Iles , Salim Salim Iles  Algeria July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
200 m freestyle  1:48.95  Mathlouthi , Ahmed Ahmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 5 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [4]
400 m freestyle  3:54.03  Mathlouthi , Ahmed Ahmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 8 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [5][6]
800 m freestyle  8:02.84  Prinsloo , Troyden Troyden Prinsloo  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
1500 m freestyle   
50 m backstroke  25.68  Zandberg , Gerhard Gerhard Zandberg  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m backstroke  55.26  Crous , Charl Charl Crous  South Africa 9 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [7][8]
200 m backstroke  2:01.74  Murray , Darren Darren Murray  South Africa 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [9]
50 m breaststroke  27.74  van der Burgh , Cameron Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m breaststroke  1:02.05  Daid , Soufiane Soufiane Daid  Algeria September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m breaststroke  2:14.27  Daid , Sofiane Sofiane Daid  Algeria July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
50 m butterfly  23.57  Dunford , Jason Jason Dunford  Kenya 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [10]
100 m butterfly  52.13  Dunford , Jason Jason Dunford  Kenya 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [11][12]
200 m butterfly  1:56.37  le Clos , Chad Chad le Clos  South Africa 9 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [13][14]
200 m individual medley  2:00.70  le Clos , Chad Chad le Clos  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [15][16]
400 m individual medley  4:16.88  le Clos , Chad Chad le Clos  South Africa 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [17][18]
4×100 m freestyle relay  3:19.42  Leith Shankland
Chad le Clos
Gideon Louw
Darian Townsend
 South Africa 8 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Mozambique Maputo, Mozambique [19][20]
4×200 m freestyle relay  7:33.63  Jasper Venter
Riaan Schoeman
Leith Shankland
Darian Townsend
 South Africa 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Mozambique Maputo, Mozambique [21]
4×100 m medley relay  3:44.92  [[]]
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 South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria

Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial


Women[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle  25.84  (h)
Prinsloo , Karin Karin Prinsloo  South Africa 9 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [22]
100 m freestyle  56.05  Prinsloo , Karin Karin Prinsloo  South Africa 5 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [23]
200 m freestyle  1:59.84  Prinsloo , Karin Karin Prinsloo  South Africa 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [24][25]
400 m freestyle  4:15.53  Corfe , Melissa Melissa Corfe  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
800 m freestyle  8:43.89  Coventry , Kirsty Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
1500 m freestyle  17:03.22  Tammadge , Roxanne Roxanne Tammadge  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [26][27]
50 m backstroke  28.89  Coventry , Kirsty Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m backstroke  1:00.86  Coventry , Kirsty Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [28]
200 m backstroke  2:10.66  Coventry , Kirsty Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
50 m breaststroke  32.62  van Biljon , Suzaan Suzaan van Biljon  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m breaststroke  1:07.58  Heyns , Penny Penny Heyns  South Africa September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m breaststroke  2:28.00  Heyns , Penny Penny Heyns  South Africa September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa
50 m butterfly  27.08  Osman , Farida Farida Osman  Egypt 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [29][30]
100 m butterfly  59.86  Loots , Mandy Mandy Loots  South Africa 8 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [31][32]
200 m butterfly  2:12.46  Loots , Mandy Mandy Loots  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [33][34]
200 m individual medley  2:13.02  Coventry , Kirsty Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
400 m individual medley  4:39.91  Coventry , Kirsty Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
4×100 m freestyle relay  3:52.74  Lize-Mari Retief
Suzaan van Biljon
Melissa Corfe
Lauren Roets
 South Africa 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria [35]
4×200 m freestyle relay    [[]]
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4×100 m medley relay  4:10.90  [[]]
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 South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria

Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial


References[edit]

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