1994 African Junior Athletics Championships

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1st African Junior Championships
Host cityAlgiers, Algeria
Date(s)6 – 8 July
LevelUnder-20
Events40

The 1994 African Junior Athletics Championships was the first edition of the biennial, continental athletics tournament for African athletes aged 19 years or younger. It was held in Algiers, Algeria, from 6–8 July. A total of forty events were contested, 21 by men and 19 by women.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Deji Aliu (NGR) 10.61  Rudolph Louw (RSA) 10.87  Etienne Roux (RSA) 10.89
200 metres
(Wind: +3.5)
 Deji Aliu (NGR) 21.34 w  Jacques Sambou (SEN) 21.85 w  Liod Kgopong (RSA) 21.92 w
400 metres  Riaan Dempers (RSA) 46.92  Francis Obikwelu (NGR) 47.22  Adem Hecini (ALG) 47.56
800 metres  Bekele Banbere (ETH) 1:48.43  Elijah Maru (KEN) 1:48.63  Mengesha Feyesa (ETH) 1:49.60
1500 metres  Philip Mosima (KEN) 3:44.52  Ali Hakimi (TUN) 3:45.07  Bekele Banbere (ETH) 3:46.50
5000 metres  Daniel Komen (KEN) 13:31.10  Habte Jifar (ETH) 13:53.36  Mohammed Amyn (MAR) 13:54.36
10,000 metres  Habte Jifar (ETH) 30:06.35  Tekalegne Shewaye (ETH) 30:06.76  Abdellah Maaraf (MAR) 30:24.29
110 metres hurdles
(Wind: +2.2)
 Amine Harchouche (ALG) 14.73 w  Samir Bouabcha (ALG) 15.55 w Only two finishers
400 metres hurdles  Amine Harchouche (ALG) 52.77  Jaco Jonker (RSA) 52.92  Faycal Kacemi (MAR) 53.54
3000 metres steeplechase  Irba Lakhal (MAR) 8:36.08  Paul Chemase (KEN) 8:36.81  Lemma Alemayehu (ETH) 8:43.67
4×100 m relay  South Africa (RSA)
Etienne Roux
Dirk Pretorius
Rudolph Louw
Riaan Dempers
41.12  Algeria (ALG)
Yacine Djellil
Fethi Jedai
Toufik Sekat
Djabir Saïd-Guerni
41.58  Namibia (NAM)
Elroy Diegaart
V. Rugen
T. Adwinga
Stephan Louw
41.63
4×400 m relay  South Africa (RSA)
Liod Kgopong
Pieter van Tonder
Dirk Pretorius
Riaan Dempers
3:09.66  Nigeria (NGR)
Kunle Adejuyigbe
Wilson Ogbeide
Francis Obikwelu
Sylvester Omodiale
3:10.37  Algeria (ALG)
Adem Hecini
Amine Harchouche
Mohamed-Lami Naamane
Yacine Djellil
3:14.65
High jump  Younès Moudrik (MAR) 2.12 m  Abderrahmane Hammad (ALG) 2.09 m  Hassan Darwish (EGY) 2.06 m
Pole vault  Rafik Mefti (ALG) 4.50 m  Mohamed Benyahia (ALG) 4.40 m  Mohamed Bédioui (TUN) 4.00 m
Long jump  François Coetzee (RSA) 7.54 m  Nabil Adamou (ALG) 7.35 m  Younès Moudrik (MAR) 7.31 m
Triple jump  Nabil Adamou (ALG) 14.91 m  Assama Ibrahim (EGY) 14.86 m  Djamel Smichet (ALG) 14.78 m
Shot put  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 14.17 m  Walid Jamil Mustapha (EGY) 13.95 m  Hisham El-Achmawi (EGY) 13.26 m
Discus throw  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 55.86 m  Hisham El-Achmawi (EGY) 44.10 m  Abderrazak Yahiaoui (ALG) 43.38 m
Hammer throw  Mohamed Karim Horchani (TUN) 61.84 m  Bounab Zaki (ALG) 51.08 m  Samir Kacimi (ALG) 48.84 m
Javelin throw  Marius Corbett (RSA) 74.42 m  Chemseddine Bel Hadj Amor (TUN) 59.12 m  Fahem Bel Hadj Mabrouk (TUN) 57.74 m
Decathlon  Donny Magnan (SEY) 6360 pts  Mohamed Halima Mansour (ALG) 6222 pts  Mehdi Mekki (TUN) 5975 pts

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Philomena Mensah (GHA) 11.47  Heide Seyerling (RSA) 11.69  Mercy Nku (NGR) 11.71
200 metres  Heide Seyerling (RSA) 23.59  Philomena Mensah (GHA) 23.88  Tamaryn Sawyer (RSA) 24.09
400 metres  Olabisi Afolabi (NGR) 53.59  Florence Ekpo-Umoh (NGR) 54.25  Yolande Venter (RSA) 55.00
800 metres  Marie-Louise Henning (RSA) 2:05.82  Kutre Dulecha (ETH) 2:07.79  Shura Hotesa (ETH) 2:07.81
1500 metres  Sally Barsosio (KEN) 4:16.61  Kutre Dulecha (ETH) 4:18.13  Rose Cheruiyot (KEN) 4:22.38
3000 metres  Sally Barsosio (KEN) 8:53.40  Rose Cheruiyot (KEN) 9:04.80  Birhan Dagne (ETH) 9:10.47
10,000 metres  Birhan Dagne (ETH) 33:49.10  Getenesh Tamirat (ETH) 34:56.88  Fatiha Klilech (MAR) 36:11.13
100 metres hurdles  Adri van der Merwe (RSA) 13.95  Nadine Fensham (RSA) 14.07  Willa van Schalkwyk (NAM) 15.12
400 metres hurdles  Ronelle Ullrich (RSA) 59.92  Amina Belkrochi (MAR) 60.24  Adri van der Merwe (RSA) 60.84
4×100 m relay  Nigeria (NGR)
Mercy Nku
Endurance Ojokolo
Olabisi Afolabi
Florence Ekpo-Umoh
46.15  South Africa (RSA)
Tamaryn Sawyer
Ronelle Ullrich
Nadine Fensham
Heide Seyerling
46.15  Algeria (ALG)
Baya Rahouli
Ahlam Allali
Nahida Touhami
Leila Kabouss
48.58
4×400 m relay  South Africa (RSA)
Yolande Venter
Marie-Louise Henning
Ronelle Ullrich
Adri van der Merwe
3:45.25  Nigeria (NGR)
Mercy Nku
Endurance Ojokolo
Olabisi Afolabi
Florence Ekpo-Umoh
3:45.41  Morocco (MAR)
Nawel Benhamoun
Hasna Benhassi
M. Klilech
Amina Belkrochi
3:57.42
5000 metres walk  Yakobe Amsale (ETH) 24:11.45  Nagwa Ibrahim (EGY) 24:28.03  Nadia El-Aaouni (MAR) 26:22.71
High jump  Orla Venter (NAM) 1.68 m  Irène Tiéndrebeogo (BUR) 1.65 m  Annerie De Klerk (NAM) 1.60 m
Long jump  Endurance Ojokolo (NGR) 5.56 m  Baya Rahouli (ALG) 5.41 m  Salimata Sylla (MLI) 5.40 m
Triple jump  Baya Rahouli (ALG) 12.02 m  Chantal Ouoba (BUR) 11.96 m  Radia Mellal (ALG) 11.15 m
Shot put  Iman Mahrous (EGY) 11.99 m  Saadia Amloud (MAR) 11.99 m  Malika Hammou (ALG) 11.03 m
Discus throw  Saadia Amloud (MAR) 43.46 m  Malika Hammou (ALG) 34.20 m  Nadia Saichi (ALG) 29.80 m
Javelin throw  Malika Hammou (ALG) 39.78 m  Marie-Antoinette Marchal (BUR) 37.26 m  Aïda Sellam (TUN) 36.28 m
Heptathlon  Marie-Antoinette Marchal (BUR) 4793 pts  Hamida Rahouli (ALG) 4235 pts  Sana Drid (TUN) 4232 pts

References[edit]

  1. ^ African Junior Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-13.
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