2008 African Championships in Athletics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Events at the 2008 African
Championships in Athletics

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
20 km walk men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 2008 African Championships in Athletics was held at the Addis Ababa Stadium on May 2.


Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Richard Mateelong  Kenya 8:31.68
2nd, silver medalist(s) Michael Kipyego  Kenya 8:32.94
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Willy Komen  Kenya 8:41.98
4 Nahom Mesfin Tariku  Ethiopia 8:50.21
5 Legese Lamiso  Ethiopia 8:51.43
6 Dereje Abdi  Ethiopia 8:54.74
7 Ruben Ramolefi  South Africa 9:09.63
8 Tshamano Setone  South Africa 9:12.05
9 Simon Ayeko  Uganda 9:23.64
Brahim Taleb  Morocco DNF
Abdelkader Hachlaf  Morocco DNS