List of African Championships in Athletics records

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The African Championships in Athletics is a quadrennial event which began in 1979. Confederation of African Athletics accepts only athletes who are representing one of the organisation's African member states and the body recognises records set at editions of the African Athletics Championships.

Men's records[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 9.94 Seun Ogunkoya  Nigeria 1998 1998 Championships Senegal Dakar, Senegal
200 m 19.99 Frankie Fredericks  Namibia 1998 1998 Championships Senegal Dakar, Senegal
400 m 44.23 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 12 August 2014 2014 Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco [1]
800 m 1:42.84 A David Rudisha  Kenya 30 July 2010 2010 Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [2]
1500 m 3:35.71 Caleb Mwangangi  Kenya 1 July 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [3]
5000 m 13:09.68 Simon Chemoiywo  Kenya 1993 1993 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa
10000 m 27:19.74 Kenneth Kipkemoi  Kenya 28 June 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [4]
110 m hurdles 13.55 (-0.8 m/s) Lehann Fourie  South Africa 30 June 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [5]
13.43 (nw) Antonio Alkana  South Africa 25 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [6]
400 m hurdles 48.29 El Hadj Amadou Dia Ba  Senegal Caire 1985
3000 m steeplechase 8:11.03 Koech Paul Kipsiele  Kenya Mauritius 2006
High jump 2.34 m Abderrahmane Hammad  Algeria July 2000 2000 Championships Algeria Algiers, Algeria
Kabelo Kgosiemang  Botswana 2008 Addis Ababa
Pole vault 5.41 m Cheyne Rahme  South Africa 13 August 2014 2014 Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco [7]
Long jump 8.34 m Younes Moudrik  Morocco July 2000 2000 Championships Algeria Algiers, Algeria
Triple jump 17.23 m Andrew Owusu  Ghana 1998 Dakar
Shot put 21.02 m Janus Robberts  South Africa Brazzaville 2004
Discus throw 63.85 m Frantz Kruger  South Africa Brazzaville 2004
Hammer throw 79.09 m Mostafa Al-Gamel  Egypt 13 August 2014 2014 Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco [8]
Javelin throw 87.26 m Tom Petranoff  South Africa Maurice 1992
Decathlon 8311 pts Larbi Bourrada  Algeria 10–11 August 2014 2014 Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco [9]
10.90 (+1.0 m/s) (100 m), 7.45 m (+1.1 m/s) (long jump), 13.20 m (shot put), 2.04 m (high jump), 48.33 (400 m) /
14.33 (+0.2 m/s)(110 m hurdles), 39.99 m (discus), 4.90 m (pole vault), 64.60 m (javelin), 4:20.05 (1500 m)
20 km walk 1:19:24 NR Samuel Ireri Gathimba  Kenya 26 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [10]
4 × 100 m relay 38.75 Hannes Dreyer
Corne Du Plessis
Sergio Mullins
Thuso Mpuang
 South Africa 2008 Addis Ababa
4 × 400 m relay 3:01.86 Julius Sang
Tito Sawe
Alfred Nyambane
David Kitur
 Kenya 18 August 1985 Cairo 1985
Key:
WR World record AR African record NR National record PB Athlete's personal best

Women's records[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.99 (+2.0 m/s) Murielle Ahouré  Ivory Coast 23 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [11]
200 m 22.22 Falilat Ogunkoya  Nigeria Dakar 1998
400 m 49.54 NR Amantle Montsho  Botswana 29 June 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [12]
800 m 1:56.36 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 1993 1993 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa
1500 m 4:01.99 PB Caster Semenya  South Africa 24 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [13]
5000 m 15:05.45 Sheila Chepkirui  Kenya 23 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [14]
10000 m 30:26.94 PB Alice Aprot  Kenya 25 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [15]
100 m hurdles 12.77 Glory Alozie  Nigeria Dakar 1998
400 m hurdles 54.24 Nezha Bidouane  Morocco Dakar 1998
3000 m steeplechase 9:25.07 Norah Jeruto  Kenya 26 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [16]
High jump 1.95 m Lucienne N'Da  Ivory Coast 1992 Mauritius
Hestrie Cloete  South Africa 2002 Tunis
Pole vault 4.21 m Syrine Balti  Tunisia Mauritius 2006
Long jump 6.96 m (+1.7 m/s) Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria 30 June 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [17]
Triple jump 14.95 m Françoise Mbango Etone  Cameroon 2002 Tunis
Shot put 18.86 m AR Vivian Chukwuemeka  Nigeria 1 July 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [18]
Discus throw 59.79 m Chinwe Okoro  Nigeria 12 August 2014 2014 Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco [19]
Hammer throw 68.35 m Amy Sène  Senegal 22 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [20]
Javelin throw 65.32 m Sunette Viljoen  South Africa 13 August 2014 2014 Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco [21]
Heptathlon 6153 pts NR Uhunoma Osazuwa  Nigeria 24–25 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [22]
100m H wind High jump Shot put 200m wind Long jump wind Javelin 800m
13.32 (+1.4) 1.83m 12.87m 24.19 (nw) 6.24m (0.0) 36.30m 2:17.50
20 km walk (road) 1:30:43 AR Grace Wanjiru Njue  Kenya 26 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [23]
4 × 100 m relay 43.21 Christy Udoh
Gloria Asumnu
Damola Osayemi
Lawretta Ozoh
 Nigeria 29 June 2012 2012 Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [24]
4 × 400 m relay 3:28.49 NR [[]]
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 South Africa 26 June 2016 2016 Championships South Africa Durban, South Africa [25]
Key:
WR World record AR African record NR National record PB Athlete's personal best

References[edit]

General
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  1. ^ "African Championships Day 3 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "800 Metres Results" (PDF). www.dbresults.net. 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  3. ^ Evelyn Watta (2 July 2012). "Burundian teen Niyonsaba takes dramatic 800m title as Nigeria top medal table in Porto-Novo - African champs, Day 5". IAAF. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Evelyn Watta (29 June 2012). "Milama wins first-ever sprint title for Gabon - African champs, Day 2". IAAF. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Alfons Juck, Larry Eder (30 June 2012). "Yohan Blake Beats Bolt, NR for Fraser-Pryce". www.runblogrun.com. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Men's 110m Hurdles Results". CAA. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "African Championships Day 2 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Men's 20km Race Walk Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "African Championships 2016 Day 2 Results" (PDF). CAA. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  12. ^ "African Athletics Championships/ women's 400m: Montsho sets new record". www.starafrica.com. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  13. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Women's 1500m Results". CAA. 24 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  14. ^ "African Championships 2016 Day 2 Results" (PDF). CAA. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  15. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Women's 10000m Results". CAA. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 
  16. ^ "African Championships 2016 – 3000m Steeplechase Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  17. ^ Mark Ouma (30 June 2012). "Montsho, Makwala, Morton sparkle on Day Three-African Champs". www.africanathletics.org. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  18. ^ Evelyn Watta (2 July 2012). "Burundian teen Niyonsaba takes dramatic 800m title as Nigeria top medal table in Porto-Novo - African champs, Day 5". IAAF. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  19. ^ "African Championships Day 3 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  20. ^ "African Championships 2016 Day 2 Results" (PDF). CAA. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  21. ^ "African Championships Day 4 Results" (PDF). www.marrakech2014.com. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  22. ^ Wesley Botton (25 June 2016). "Aprot takes African 10,000m title". IAAF. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 
  23. ^ "African Championships 2016 – 20km Race Walk Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  24. ^ "Pistorius out of London, Mekhissi, Rupp win". www.capitalfm.co.ke. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  25. ^ "African Championships 2016 – Women's 4 × 400m Relay Results". CAA. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 

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