2012 African Championships in Athletics – Men's shot put

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Events at the 2012 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
steeplechase
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 shot put at the 2012 African Championships in Athletics was held at the Stade Charles de Gaulle on 27 June.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Burger Lambrechts
 South Africa
Silver Orazio Cremona
 South Africa
Bronze Yasser Ibrahim Farag
 Egypt

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 African Championships in Athletics
World record  Randy Barnes (USA) 23.12 Westwood, United States 20 May 1990
African record  Janus Robberts (RSA) 21.97 Eugene, United States 2 June 2001
Championship record  Janus Robberts (RSA) 21.02 Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 18 July 2004

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
27 June 2012 15:50 Final

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #5 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Burger Lambrechts  South Africa 19.51 19.48 x x 19.51
2nd, silver medalist(s) Orazio Cremona  South Africa 17.12 19.19 18.90 x x x 19.19
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yasser Ibrahim Farag  Egypt 18.71 18.17 18.78 x x 18.78
4 Jaco Engelbrecht  South Africa 17.85 17.91 x x x x 17.91
5 Franck Elemba Owaka  Republic of the Congo x 16.12 16.19 x 16.23 x 16.23
6 Emmanuel Asante-Ofori  Ghana 15.47 16.01 15.94 14.85 x x 16.01
7 Kenechukwu Ezeofor  Nigeria 15.68 15.26 15.93 x 14.70 14.69 15.93
8 Essohounamondom Tchalim  Togo 15.34 15.63 x 15.67 14.22 14.52 15.67
9 Lucionni Mve  Gabon x 15.45 13.80 15.45
10 Romainio Houndeladji  Benin 13.89 13.79 13.32 13.89
11 Timothee Lengani  Burkina Faso 12.80 13.28 13.37 13.37

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