List of African Games records in athletics

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The All-Africa Games is a multi-sport event which began in 1965. Athletics has been one of the sports held at the Games since the inaugural edition. Records set by athletes who are representing one of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa's member states.

Men's records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Games Place Ref
100 m 9.95 Deji Aliu  Nigeria 11 October 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
200 m 20.06 A Francis Obikwelu  Nigeria 18 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
400 m 44.23 A Innocent Egbunike  Nigeria August 1987 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
800 m 1:45.38 Cosmas Silei  Nigeria January 1973 1973 All-Africa Games Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
1500 m 3:34.1 Kip Keino  Kenya July 1965 1965 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
5000 m 13:12:51 Moses Kipsiro  Uganda 22 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [1]
10000 m 27:00.30 Zersenay Tadese  Eritrea 19 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [2]
Half marathon 1:02:24 Deriba Merga  Ethiopia 20 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [3]
Marathon 2:14:47 A Belayneh Dinsamo  Ethiopia August 1987 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
110 m hurdles 13.32 (+0.5 m/s) Antonio Alkana  South Africa 14 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [4]
400 m hurdles 48.03 A Amadou Dia Bâ  Senegal August 1987 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
3000 m steeplechase 8:12.27 Ezekiel Kemboi  Kenya October 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
High jump 2.27 m Kabelo Kgosiemang  Botswana 22 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [5]
2.27 m A Anthony Idiata  Nigeria 18 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Pole vault 5.50 m Okkert Brits  South Africa August 1995 1995 All-Africa Games Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe
Long jump 8.23 m A Paul Emordi  Nigeria August 1987 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Triple jump 17.12 m A Francis Dodoo  Ghana 8 August 1987 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [6]
Shot put 20.25 m Frank Elemba  Republic of the Congo 14 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [7]
Discus throw 63.61 m Omar Ahmed El Ghazali  Egypt October 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
Hammer throw 76.73 m Chris Harmse  South Africa 22 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [8]
Javelin throw 85.37 m Ihab Abdelrahman El Sayed  Egypt 17 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [9]
Decathlon 7985 pts Jangy Addy  Liberia 11–12 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Mozambique Maputo, Mozambique [10]
10.61 (100 m), 7.76 m (-0.5 m/s) (long jump), 15.38 m (shot put), 1.92 m (high jump), 48.75 (400 m) /
14.15 (110 m hurdles), 48.14 m (discus), 4.40 m (pole vault), 50.71 m (javelin), 5:08.88 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:22:33 Hatem Ghoula  Tunisia 19 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [11]
4×100 m relay 38.56 A Daniel Effiong
Chinedu Oriala
Innocent Asonze
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 Nigeria 16 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
4×400 m relay 3:00.34 Raymond Kibet
Alex Sampao
Kiprono Koskei
Boniface Mweresa
 Kenya 17 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [12]

Women's records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Games Place Ref
100 m 11.02 (+0.6 m/s) Marie-Josée Ta Lou  Ivory Coast 14 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [13]
200 m 22.45 (+0.1 m/s) A Fatima Yusuf  Nigeria 18 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
400 m 49.43 Fatima Yusuf  Nigeria August 1995 1995 All-Africa Games Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe
800 m 1:56.99 A Maria de Lurdes Mutola  Mozambique September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
1500 m 4:06.89 Gelete Burka  Ethiopia 22 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [14]
3000 m 8:49.33 Susan Sirma  Kenya September 1991 1991 All-Africa Games Egypt Cairo, Egypt
5000 m 15:02.72 Meseret Defar  Ethiopia 18 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [15]
10000 m 31:24.18 Alice Aprot  Kenya 16 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [16]
Half marathon 1:10:47 Mare Dibaba  Ethiopia 15 September 2011 2011 All Africa Games Mozambique Maputo, Mozambique [17]
Marathon 2:45:38 A Hiywot Gizaw  Ethiopia September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
100 m hurdles 12.74 (+0.4 m/s) A Glory Alozie  Nigeria 18 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
400 m hurdles 54.93 Muna Jabir Adam  Sudan 22 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [18]
3000 m steeplechase 9:32.99 Ruth Bosibori  Kenya 20 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [19]
High jump 1.96 m A Hestrie Cloete  South Africa 15 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Pole vault 4.10 m Balti Syrine  Tunisia 14 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [20]
Dorra Mahfoudhi [21]
Long jump 6.79 m Janice Josephs  South Africa 21 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [22]
Triple jump 14.70 m A Françoise Mbango Etone  Cameroon 18 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Shot put 18.12 m Vivian Chukwuemeka  Nigeria October 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
Discus throw 58.40 m Elizna Naude  South Africa 21 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [23]
Hammer throw 66.91 m Laetitia Bambara  Burkina Faso 14 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [24]
Javelin throw 58.09 m Justine Robbeson  South Africa 20 July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [25]
Heptathlon 6278 pts Margaret Simpson  Ghana October 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
13.47 (100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m) / 6.11 (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
10 km walk (road) 49:33 A Susan Vermeulen  South Africa September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
20 km walk (road) 1:38:28 Grace Wanjiru Njue  Kenya 15 September 2015 2015 All-Africa Games Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [26]
4x100 m relay 43.04 Emem Edem
Endurance Ojokolo
Chinedu Odozor
Mary Onyali-Omagbemi
 Nigeria October 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
4x400 m relay 3:27.08 A [[]]
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 Nigeria August 1987 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya

A = affected by altitude

References[edit]

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