African Junior Athletics Championships

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The African Junior Athletics Championships is a biennial continental athletics event for junior athletes from African nations. Organized by the Confederation of African Athletics and first held in 1994, only athletes aged 19 or under are allowed to compete.[1]

Editions[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 1994 Algiers Algeria 6–8 July
2 1995 Bouaké Ivory Coast 20–22 July
3 1997 Ibadan Nigeria 21–23 August
4 1999 Tunis Tunisia 22–25 July
5 2001 Réduit Mauritius 9–12 Jul
6 2003 Garoua Cameroon 31 Jul–3 August
7 2005 Tunis and Radès Tunisia 1–4 September
8 2007 Ouagadougou Burkina Faso 9–12 August
9 2009 Bambous Mauritius 30 July–2 August Stade Germain Comarmond 41
10 2011 Gaborone Botswana 12–15 May University of Botswana Stadium 44
11 2013 Bambous Mauritius 29 August–1 September Stade Germain Comarmond 40 223
12 2015 Addis Ababa Ethiopia 5–8 March Addis Ababa Stadium

Championships records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet City Ref
100 m
200 m
400 m
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
5000 m
10000 m 59:58.70 Joshua Cheptegei  Uganda 6 March 2015 2015 Championships Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia [2]
110 m hurdles
400 m hurdles
3000 m steeplechase
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump 15.92 m (+0.8 m/s) Sabelo Ndlovu  South Africa 30 August 2013 2013 Championships Mauritius Bambous, Mauritius [3]
Shot put (6 kg) 20.66 m Mohamed Magdi Hamza  Egypt 6 March 2015 2015 Championships Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia [4]
Discus throw
Hammer throw
Javelin throw
Decathlon
(100 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump), (400 m),
(110 m hurdles), (discus), (pole vault), (javelin), (1500 m)
20 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay
4x400 m relay

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet City Ref
100 m
200 m
400 m
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
5000 m
10000 m
100 m hurdles
400 m hurdles
3000 m steeplechase
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump 6.33 m (-0.7 m/s) Ese Brume  Nigeria 8 March 2015 2015 Championships Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia [5]
Triple jump
Shot put
Discus throw
Hammer throw
Javelin throw
Heptathlon
(100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m), (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
10 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay 44.83 Aniekeme Alphonsus
Omotayo Abolaji
Blessing Adiakerehawa
Ese Brume
 Nigeria 7 March 2015 2015 Championships Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia [6]
4x400 m relay

References[edit]

  1. ^ African Junior Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2009-09-30.
  2. ^ Mark Ouma (7 March 2015). "Egyptian Magdy sets African Junior record-Day Two African Junior champs". African Athletics. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Menon Ramsamy, Reynolds Quirin (1 September 2013). "Ethiopian and Nigerian athletes impress at African Junior Champs". IAAF. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Elshadai Negash; Bizuayehu Wagaw (7 March 2015). "Hamza and Cheptegei highlight opening days of African Junior Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Mark Ouma (9 March 2015). "Nigerian defending champions Brume, Oduduru prevail-African Junior Champs Day Four". African Athletics. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  6. ^ Mark Ouma (8 March 2015). "Nigerian women set championship record as Egypt clinch three gold medals-African Junior champs Day Three". African Athletics. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 

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