2018 African Championships in Athletics – Women's 800 metres

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The women's 800 metres event at the 2018 African Championships in Athletics was held on 4 and 5 August in Asaba, Nigeria.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Caster Semenya
 South Africa
Francine Niyonsaba
 Burundi
Habitam Alemu
 Ethiopia

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 2 of each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) qualified for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Malika Akkaoui  Morocco 2:01.36 Q
2 2 Francine Niyonsaba  Burundi 2:01.63 Q
3 2 Noelie Yarigo  Benin 2:02.05 q
4 3 Habitam Alemu  Ethiopia 2:02.51 Q
5 3 Halimah Nakaayi  Uganda 2:02.54 Q
6 1 Winnie Nanyondo  Uganda 2:02.66 Q
7 2 Margaret Wambui  Kenya 2:02.80 q
8 1 Caster Semenya  South Africa 2:02.90 Q
9 3 Eunice Sum  Kenya 2:03.38
10 1 Emily Cherotich  Kenya 2:03.40
11 3 Amna Bakhait  Sudan 2:04.44
12 3 Abike Funmilola Egbeniyi  Nigeria 2:04.67
13 1 Diribe Welteji  Ethiopia 2:04.77
14 2 Kore Tola  Ethiopia 2:05.87
15 3 Khadija Benkassem  Morocco 2:08.35
16 2 Liliane Nguetsa  Cameroon 2:08.41
17 2 Tsepang Sello  Lesotho 2:09.03
18 1 Maryjoy Mudyiravanji  Zimbabwe 2:11.62
19 1 Violette Ndayikengurukiye  Burundi 2:11.89
20 1 Semira Mebrahtu  Eritrea 2:12.19
21 3 Souhra Ali Med  Djibouti 2:13.09
1 Rababe Arafi  Morocco DNF
3 Carla Mendes  Cape Verde DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Caster Semenya  South Africa 1:56.06 CR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Francine Niyonsaba  Burundi 1:57.97
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Habitam Alemu  Ethiopia 1:58.86
4 Halimah Nakaayi  Uganda 1:58.90
5 Winnie Nanyondo  Uganda 1:59.41
6 Malika Akkaoui  Morocco 2:00.01
7 Noelie Yarigo  Benin 2:04.36
Margaret Wambui  Kenya DNF

References[edit]