2016 African Championships in Athletics

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2016 African Championships
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Host cityDurban, South Africa South Africa
Date(s)22 June – 26 June
Main stadiumKings Park Stadium
Events44
Records setChampionship records

The 20th African Championships in Athletics was held in Durban, South Africa from 22 to 26 June 2016.[1] It was the second time that Durban and South Africa hosted this competition.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Chronology: 2012 | 2014 | 2016 | 2018 | 2020
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: +2.4 m/s)
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Ben Youssef Meïté
 Ivory Coast
9.95 Mosito Lehata
 Lesotho
10.04 Akani Simbine
 South Africa
10.05
200 metres
(wind: +1.8 m/s)
details
Wayde van Niekerk
 South Africa
20.02 Adama Jammeh
 Gambia
20.45 NR Emmanuel Matadi
 Liberia
20.55
400 metres
details
Baboloki Thebe
 Botswana
44.70 Karabo Sibanda
 Botswana
45.40 Chidi Okezie
 Nigeria
45.80
800 metres
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Nijel Amos
 Botswana
1:45.11 Jacob Rozani
 South Africa
1:45.38 Reinhardt van Rensburg
 South Africa
1:46.15
1500 metres
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Fouad Elkaam
 Morocco
3:39.49 Timothy Cheroiyet
 Kenya
3:39.71 Vincent Letting
 Kenya
3:40.78
5000 metres
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Douglas Kipserem
 Kenya
13:13.35 Elroy Gelant
 South Africa
13:15.13 Mangata Ndiwa
 Kenya
13:16.85
10,000 metres
details
Stephen Mokoka
 South Africa
28:02.97 Wilfred Kimitei
 Kenya
28:03.18 Namakwe Nkhasi
 Lesotho
28:06.33
110 metres hurdles
(wind: 0.0 m/s)
details
Antonio Alkana
 South Africa
13.43 'CR' Tyron Akins
 Nigeria
13.74 Mohamed Koussi
 Morocco
13.94
400 metres hurdles
details
Boniface Tumuti
 Kenya
49.20 Amadou Ndiaye
 Senegal
49.40 Haron Koech
 Kenya
49.40
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Chala Beyo
 Ethiopia
8:21.02 Tolosa Nurgi
 Ethiopia
8:22.79 Abraham Kibiwott
 Kenya
8:24.19
4 × 100 metres relay
details
 South Africa
Emile Erasmus
Wayde van Niekerk
Tlotliso Leotlela
Akani Simbine
38.84  Ivory Coast
Arthur Cissé
Wilfried Koffi Hua
Émilien Tchan Bi Chan
Ben Youssef Meïté
38.98  Zambia
Hazemba Chidamba
Brian Kasinda
Titus Kafunda Mukhala
Sydney Siame
39.77
4 × 400 metres relay
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 Botswana
Karabo Sibanda
Baboloki Thebe
Onkabetse Nkobolo
Leaname Maotoanong
3:02.20  Kenya
Boniface Tumuti
Alphas Kishoyian
Boniface Mweresa
Haron Koech
3:04.25  South Africa
Jon Seeliger
Shaun de Jager
Ofentse Mogawane
LJ van Zyl
3:04.73
20 kilometres walk
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Samuel Gathimba
 Kenya
1:19:24 'CR', NR Hassanine Sebei
 Tunisia
1:20:57 Lebogang Shange
 South Africa
1:21:41
High jump
details [2]
Mathieu Sawe
 Kenya
2.21 Keagan Fourie
 South Africa
2.18 Fernand Djoumessi
 Cameroon
2.15
Pole vault
details
Hichem Khalil Cherabi
 Algeria
5.30 m Mohamed Romdhana
 Tunisia
5.20 m Jordan Yamoah
 Ghana
5.00 m
Long jump
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Ruswahl Samaai
 South Africa
8.40w Luvo Manyonga
 South Africa
8.23w Ruri Rammkolodi
 Botswana
7.90w
Triple jump
details
Tosin Oke
 Nigeria
17.13 (+1.0 m/s) Fabrice Zango
 Burkina Faso
16.81 (+1.2 m/s) Khotso Mokoena
 South Africa
16.77 (+1.7 m/s)
Shot put
details
Jaco Engelbrecht
 South Africa
20.00 Franck Elemba
 Congo
19.89 Stephen Mozia
 Nigeria
19.84
Discus throw
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Russell Tucker
 South Africa
61.44 Stephen Mozia
 Nigeria
59.16 Dewaald van Heerden
 South Africa
58.44
Hammer throw
details
Eslam Ahmed Taha Ibrahim
 Egypt
68.92 Chris Harmse
 South Africa
67.67 Tshepang Makhethe
 South Africa
65.54
Javelin throw
details
Phil-Mar van Rensburg
 South Africa
76.04 John Ampomah
 Ghana
75.22 Alex Kiprotich
 Kenya
74.08
Decathlon
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Fredriech Pretorius
 South Africa
7780 Atsu Nyamadi
 Ghana
7501 Ali Kamé
 Madagascar
6892

Women[edit]

Chronology: 2012 | 2014 | 2016 | 2018 | 2020
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: +2.0 m/s)
details
Murielle Ahouré
 Ivory Coast
10.99 CR Carina Horn
 South Africa
11.07 Marie Josée Ta Lou
 Ivory Coast
11.15
200 metres
(wind: +1.2 m/s)
details
Marie Josee Ta Lou
 Ivory Coast
22.81 Alyssa Conley
 South Africa
22.84 Gina Bass
 Gambia
22.92 NR
400 metres
details
Kabange Mupopo
 Zambia
51.56 Margaret Wambui
 Kenya
52,24 Patience Okon George
 Nigeria
52.33
800 metres
details
Caster Semenya
 South Africa
1:58.20 Malika Akkaoui
 Morocco
2:00.24 Emily Cherotich
 Kenya
2:00.70
1500 metres
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Caster Semenya
 South Africa
4:01.99 CR Rabab Arafi
 Morocco
4:03.95 Adanech Anbesa
 Ethiopia
4:05.22
5000 metres
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Sheila Chepkirui
 Kenya
15:05.45 CR Margaret Chelimo
 Kenya
15:07.56 Dera Dida
 Ethiopia
15:15.26
10,000 metres
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Alice Aprot
 Kenya
30:26.94 CR Jackline Chepngeno
 Kenya
31:27.7 Joyline Jepkosgei
 Kenya
31:28.3
100 metres hurdles
(wind: +1.6 m/s)
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Claudia Heunis
 South Africa
13.35 Marthe Koala
 Burkina Faso
13.36 Maryke Brits
 South Africa
13.47
400 metres hurdles
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Wenda Nel
 South Africa
54.86 Maureen Jelegat
 Kenya
56.12 Tameka Jameson
 Nigeria
57.17
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Norah Jeruto
 Kenya
9:25.07 CR Agnes Chesang
 Kenya
9:27.22 Weyneshet Ansa
 Ethiopia
9:39.89
4 × 100 metres relay
details
 South Africa
Tebogo Mamathu
Alyssa Conley
Tamzin Thomas
Carina Horn
43.66  Ghana
Flings Owusu-Agyapong
Gemima Acheampong
Beatrice Gyaman
Janet Amponsah
44.05  Ivory Coast
Adeline Gouenon
Marie-Josée Ta Lou
Nene Kanaté
Murielle Ahouré
44.29
4 × 400 metres relay
details
 South Africa
Jeanelle Griesel
Wenda Nel
Justine Palframan
Caster Semenya
3:28.49 CR NR  Nigeria
Omolara Omotosho
Regina George
Yinka Ajayi
Patience Okon George
3:29.94  Kenya
Jacinta Shikanda
Maureen Jelagat
Maureen Thomas
Margaret Wambui
3:30.21
20 kilometres walk
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Grace Wanjiru
 Kenya
1:30:43 CR, AR Yehualeye Beleew
 Ethiopia
1:31:58 NR Chahinez Nasri
 Tunisia
1:34:45
High jump
details
Lissa Labiche
 Seychelles
1.85 m Doreen Amata
 Nigeria
1.82 m Basant Hassan
 Egypt
1.79 m
Pole vault
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Syrine Balti
 Tunisia
4.00 m Dora Mahfoudi
 Tunisia
3.80 m Nisrine Dinar
 Morocco
3.60 m
Long jump
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Ese Brume
 Nigeria
6.57 m (w) (+ 2.8 m/s) Joëlle Mbumi Nkouindjin
 Cameroon
6.39 m (w) (+ 2.6 m/s) Sarah Ngongoa
 Cameroon
6.34 m (w) (+ 2.7 m/s)
Triple jump
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Nadia Eke
 Ghana
13.42 m w Joëlle Mbumi Nkouindjin
 Cameroon
13.37 m (+0.8 m/s) Patience Ntshingila
 South Africa
13.24 m (+0.8 m/s)
Shot put
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Auriol Dongmo
 Cameroon
17.64 m Nwanneka Okwelogu
 Nigeria
17.07 m Chioma Onyekwere
 Nigeria
15.71 m
Discus throw
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Nwanneka Okwelogu
 Nigeria
56.75 m Chinwe Okoro
 Nigeria
55.67 m Chioma Onyekwere
 Nigeria
53.91 m
Hammer throw
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Amy Sène
 Senegal
68.35 m CR Laetitia Bambara
 Burkina Faso
68.12 m Sarah Bensaad
 Tunisia
62.53 m
Javelin throw
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Sunette Viljoen
 South Africa
64.08 m Jo-ane Van Dyk
 South Africa
56.22 m Pascaline Adanhoegbe
 Benin
54.88 m NR
Heptathlon
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Uhunoma Osazuwa
 Nigeria
6153 pts CR Marthe Koala
 Burkina Faso
5952 pts Elizabeth Dadzie
 Ghana
5730 pts

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Africa (RSA)*169833
2 Kenya (KEN)88824
3 Nigeria (NGR)45716
4 Ivory Coast (CIV)3126
5 Botswana (BOT)3115
6 Ghana (GHA)1326
 Tunisia (TUN)1326
8 Ethiopia (ETH)1236
9 Cameroon (CMR)1225
 Morocco (MAR)1225
11 Senegal (SEN)1102
12 Egypt (EGY)1012
 Zambia (ZAM)1012
14 Algeria (ALG)1001
 Seychelles (SEY)1001
16 Burkina Faso (BUR)0404
17 Gambia (GAM)0112
 Lesotho (LES)0112
19 Benin (BEN)0101
 Congo (CGO)0101
21 Liberia (LBR)0011
 Madagascar (MAD)0011
Totals (22 nations)444543132

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-07-01. Retrieved 2016-06-23.
  2. ^ "Men's High Jump Results". CAA. 24 June 2016. Archived from the original on 1 July 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.

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