List of African Championships records in swimming

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The African Championships records in swimming performances in each event at the biennial African Swimming Championships. The championships are organised by the African Swimming Confederation (CANA), and were last held in September 2010 in Casablanca, Morocco. All events are held in long course (50 m) swimming pools.

Men's events[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle 22.39 Sahnoune, OussamaOussama Sahnoune  Algeria 22 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [1]
100m freestyle 49.60 Sahnoune, OussamaOussama Sahnoune  Algeria 18 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [2]
200 m freestyle 1:49.90 Mathlouthi, AhmedAhmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [3]
400 m freestyle 3:53.12 Thomson, Jay CeeJay Cee Thomson  South Africa 17 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [4]
800 m freestyle 8:03.84 Prinsloo, TroydenTroyden Prinsloo  South Africa 4 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
1500 m freestyle 15:29.93 Prinsloo, TroydenTroyden Prinsloo  South Africa 7 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
50 m backstroke 26.00 Hussen, AhmedAhmed Hussen  Egypt 12 Aug 2002 6th African Swimming Championships Cairo, Egypt
100 m backstroke 55.67 Murray, DarrenDarren Murray  South Africa 18 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [5]
200 m backstroke 2:01.02 Du Rand, GeorgeGeorge Du Rand  South Africa 3 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
50m breaststroke 28.05 van der Burgh, CameronCameron van der Burgh  South Africa 17 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [6]
100 m breaststroke 1:02.71 Fall, MalickMalick Fall  Senegal 1 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m breaststroke 2:15.65 Diering, WilliamWilliam Diering  South Africa 17 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [7]
50 m butterfly 23.50 Dunford, JasonJason Dunford  Kenya 3 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
100 m butterfly 52.49 Dunford, JasonJason Dunford  Kenya 7 Dec 2008 9th African Swimming Championships Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m butterfly 2:00.72 Gilchrist, WesleyWesley Gilchrist  South Africa 18 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [8]
200 m individual medley 2:02.95 Thomson, Jay CeeJay Cee Thomson  South Africa 19 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [9]
400 m individual medley 4:21.06 Thompson, Jay CeeJay Cee Thompson  South Africa 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [10]
4×100m freestyle relay 3:22.76
 South Africa 20 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [11]
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:29.21
 South Africa 16 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [12]
4×100 m medley relay 3:43.53
 South Africa 19 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [13]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; – en route to final mark

Women's events[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 26.03 Roets, LaurenLauren Roets  South Africa 7 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
100 m freestyle 56.40 Prinsloo, KarinKarin Prinsloo  South Africa 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [14]
200 m freestyle 2:01.92 Vorster, LeoneLeone Vorster  South Africa 12 Sep 2006 8th African Swimming Championships Dakar, Senegal
400 m freestyle 4:14.23 Corfe, MelissaMelissa Corfe  South Africa 7 May 2004 7th African Swimming Championships Casablanca, Morocco
800 m freestyle 8:50.45 Weber, MichelleMichelle Weber  South Africa 14 September 2012 11th African Swimming Championships Nairobi, Kenya [15]
1500 m freestyle 16:46.46 Weber, MichelleMichelle Weber  South Africa 16 September 2012 11th African Swimming Championships Nairobi, Kenya [16]
50 m backstroke 29.31 Van Wyk, ChanelleChanelle Van Wyk  South Africa 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [17]
100 m backstroke 1:02.32 Van Wyk, ChanelleChanelle Van Wyk  South Africa 16 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [18]
200m backstroke 2:14.33 Venter, MariellaMariella Venter  South Africa 22 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [19]
50m breaststroke 32.58 Corbett, KayleneKaylene Corbett  South Africa 18 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [20]
100 m breaststroke 1:10.82 El Bekri, SaraSara El Bekri  Morocco 17 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [21]
200 m breaststroke 2:32.16 Lajnef, SaraSara Lajnef  Tunisia 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [22]
50 m butterfly 27.28 Osman, FaridaFarida Osman  Egypt 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [23]
100 m butterfly 59.72 Mohr, VanessaVanessa Mohr  South Africa 17 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [24]
200 m butterfly 2:11.97 Loots, MandyMandy Loots  South Africa 19 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [25]
200 m individual medley 2:16.77 Loots, MandyMandy Loots  South Africa 18 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [26]
400 m individual medley 4:45.76 Meaklim, KathrynKathryn Meaklim  South Africa 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [27]
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:50.15
 South Africa 16 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [28]
4×200 m freestyle relay 8:27.61
 South Africa 14 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [29]
4×100 m medley relay 4:09.53
 South Africa 18 September 2010 2010 Championships Casablanca, Morocco [30]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; – en route to final mark

Mixed relay[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
4×100m mixed freestyle relay 3:37.02
 South Africa 17 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [31]
4×100m mixed medley relay 3:59.28
 South Africa 21 October 2016 2016 Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa [32]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat

References[edit]

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  20. ^ "Women's 50m Breaststroke Results". swimsalive.org.za. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
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  25. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Mandy Loots Doubles Up". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  26. ^ "African Long Course Championships: South Africa Sweeps Gold Medals on Day Five". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
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  29. ^ "African Long Course Championships: Two Days Down, Plenty of Meet Records Rewritten". SwimmingWorldMagazine. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
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  31. ^ "Mixed 4×100m Freestyle Relay Results". swimsalive.org.za. 17 October 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016. 
  32. ^ "Mixed 4×100m Medley Relay Results". swimsalive.org.za. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 

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