163 relations: African Championships in Athletics, Agnes Osazuwa, Alfred Kirwa Yego, Ali Mohd Younes Idriss, Amantle Montsho, Amine Laâlou, Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud, Amy Mbacké Thiam, Amy Sène, Asbel Kiprop, Aynalem Eshetu, Aziz Zakari, Beatrice Gyaman, Ben Youssef Meïté, Blessing Okagbare, Btissam Lakhouad, Bukola Abogunloko, Burger Lambrechts, Carole Kaboud Mebam, Chaima Trabelsi, Chris Harmse, Confederation of African Athletics, Cornel Fredericks, Dakar, David Kimutai, David Rudisha, Decathlon, Delphine Atangana, Discus throw, Edwin Soi, Elizabeth Amolofo, Elizna Naudé, Estie Wittstock, Ezekiel Kemboi, Fanny Appes Ekanga, Fernand Djoumessi, Flings Owusu-Agyapong, Florence Ezeh, Folashade Abugan, Gary Kikaya, Gelete Burka, Geoffrey Mutai, Gerhardus Pienaar, Gnima Faye, Godfrey Khotso Mokoena, Grace Wanjiru, Guillaume Thierry, Hamdi Dhouibi, Hammer throw, Hannes Dreyer, ..., Hassanine Sebei, Hayat Lambarki, Heptathlon, High jump, Hugo Mamba-Schlick, Ihab Abdelrahman, International Association of Athletics Federations, Isaac Makwala, Isah Salihu, Jackson Kivuva, James Godday, Janet Lawless, Janeth Jepkosgei, Javelin throw, Julius Kirwa, Julius Yego, Justine Robbeson, Kabelo Kgosiemang, Kazai Suzanne Kragbé, Kenya, L. J. van Zyl, Larbi Bourrada, Lawretta Ozoh, Lehann Fourie, Linet Masai, Lissa Labiche, List of African Championships in Athletics records, Long jump, Lydia Rotich, Malika Akkaoui, Mamadou Kassé Hanne, Margaret Etim, Margaret Simpson, Mariam Ibekwe, Mark Kiptoo, Mark Mutai, Marwa Hussein, Maureen Jelagat Maiyo, Mekonnen Gebremedhin, Meselech Melkamu, Meseret Defar, Milcah Chemos Cheywa, Mohamed Khouaja, Mohsen Mohamed Anani, Moi International Sports Centre, Moses Ndiema Kipsiro, Mostafa Al-Gamel, Mourad Souissi, Muizat Ajoke Odumosu, Nairobi, Nancy Langat, Ndèye Fatou Soumah, Ndiss Kaba Badji, Nisrine Dinar, Nyayo National Stadium, Obakeng Ngwigwa, Obinna Metu, Ogho-Oghene Egwero, Oludamola Osayomi, Omar Ahmed El Ghazaly, Orazio Cremona, Othmane Hadj Lazib, Otonye Iworima, Pako Seribe, Pole vault, Rabah Yousif, Richard Mateelong, Roba Gari, Rosina Amenebede, Ruan de Vries, Ruddy Zang Milama, Sarah Nambawa, Saul Weigopwa, Selim Nurudeen, Selloane Tsoaeli, Senegal, Sentayehu Ejigu, Seun Adigun, Shot put, Simon Magakwe, Sofia Assefa, Stanley Gbagbeke, Sunette Viljoen, Thapelo Ketlogetswe, Thuso Mpuang, Tirunesh Dibaba, Tosin Oke, Triple jump, Tumelo Thagane, Victor Hogan, Vincent Kiplangat Kosgei, Vivian Cheruiyot, Wilson Kiprop, Yasser Ibrahim Farag, Zahra Bouras, 10,000 metres, 100 metres, 100 metres hurdles, 110 metres hurdles, 1500 metres, 1987 All-Africa Games, 20 kilometres race walk, 200 metres, 2007 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, 2008 African Championships in Athletics, 2012 African Championships in Athletics, 3000 metres steeplechase, 4 × 100 metres relay, 4 × 400 metres relay, 400 metres, 400 metres hurdles, 5000 metres, 800 metres. Expand index (113 more) » « Shrink index
The African Championships in Athletics is a continental athletics event organized by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), the continental association for the sport in Africa.
Agnes Osazuwa (born 26 June 1989 in Benin City, Edo) is a female track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Nigeria.
Alfred Kirwa Yego (born 28 November 1986 in Eldoret) is a Kenyan middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres.
Ali Mohd Younes Idriss (born 15 September 1989) is a Sudanese athlete specialising in the high jump.
Amantle Montsho (born July 4, 1983) is a female sprinter from Botswana who specializes in the 400 metres.
Amine Laâlou (born 13 May 1982) is a Moroccan track and field athlete, who specializes in middle-distance running.
Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud (born 10 June 1986 in Damietta) is an Egyptian sprinter who specializes in 100 & 200 metres.
Amy Mbacké Thiam (born November 10, 1976) is a Senegalese athlete competing in the 400 metres.
Amy Sène (born 6 April 1986) is a French-born Senegalese track and field athlete who competes in the hammer throw.
Asbel Kiprop (born 30 June 1989) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner, who specialises in the 1500 metres.
Aynalem Eshetu Shefrawe (born 5 February 1992) is an Ethiopian race walker.
Abdul Aziz Zakari (born September 2, 1976) is a Ghanaian athlete specializing in the 100 metres.
Beatrice Gyaman (born 17 February 1987) is a Ghanaian track and field athlete specialising in the sprinting events.
Ben Youssef Meïté (November 11, 1986) is a sprinter from Côte d'Ivoire.
Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor (born 9 October 1988) is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specializes in long jumping and short sprints.
Btissam Lakhouad (born 7 December 1980) is a Moroccan middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres.
Bukola Abogunloko (born August 18, 1994) is a Nigerian sprinter.
Burger Lambrechts (born 3 April 1973 in Phalaborwa) is a South African shot putter.
Carole Madeleine Kaboud Mebam (born 17 September 1978) is a Cameroonian athlete who specializes in the 100 and 400 metres hurdles.
Chaima Trabelsi (born in March 11, 1982) is a Tunisian racewalker.
Christiaan ("Chris") Harmse (born 31 May 1973) is a South African hammer thrower.
The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) (also known by its French name Confédération Africaine d'Athlétisme) is the continental association for the sport of athletics in Africa.
Cornel Edwin Fredericks (born 3 March 1990 in Worcester, Western Cape) is a South African track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres hurdles.
Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal.
David Kimutai Rotich (born August 19, 1969), is a race walker from Kenya.
David Lekuta Rudisha, MBS (born 17 December 1988) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner.
The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events.
Delphine Bertille Atangana (born 16 August 1984 in Yaoundé) is a Cameroonian sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres.
The discus throw is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors.
Edwin Cheruiyot Soi (born 3 March 1986 in Kericho) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in the 3000 and 5000 metres.
Elizabeth Amolofo (born 2 September 1981) is a Ghanaian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres.
Elizna Naudé (born 14 September 1978) is a South African discus thrower.
Estie Wittstock (born 15 September 1980) is a South African sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres.
Ezekiel Kemboi Cheboi (born 25 May 1982) is a Kenyan athlete, winner of the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2004 Summer Olympics, the 2009 World Championships, the 2011 World Championships, the 2012 Summer Olympics, the 2013 World Championships and the 2015 World Championships.
Fanny Laure Appes Ekanga (born 9 June 1989) is a Cameroonian sprinter.
Fernand Djoumessi Temfack (born 5 September 1989) is a Cameroonian high jumper.
Flings Owusu-Agyapong (born 16 October 1988) is a Ghanaian sprinter.
Florence Edem Apefa Ezeh (born December 29, 1977 in Lomé) is a female hammer thrower from Togo, who previously represented France during her career.
Folashade Abigeal Abugan (born December 17, 1990) is a female Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres.
Gary Senga Kikaya (born 4 February 1980) is a retired sprinter from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Gelete Burka Bati (sometimes misspelled Burika, Oromo: Galate Burqaa Baati, Amharic: ገለቴ ቡርቃ; born 23 January 1986) is an Ethiopian middle-distance and long-distance runner.
Geoffrey Kiprono Mutai (born 7 October 1981) is a Kenyan long distance runner who specialises in road running competitions.
Gerhardus "Hardus" Pienaar (born 10 August 1981 in Rustenburg, North West) is a South African javelin thrower and former Junior World Champion from South Africa.
Gnima Faye (born 17 November 1984) is a Senegalese track and field athlete who competes in the 100 metres hurdles.
Godfrey Khotso Mokoena (born 6 March 1985 in Heidelberg, South Africa) is a South African athlete who specializes in the long jump and triple jump.
Grace Wanjiru Njue (born 1979) is a female race walker from Kenya.
Guillaume Thierry (born 15 September 1986) is a track and field athlete from the Republic of Mauritius.
Hamdi Dhouibi (born 24 January 1982 in Kairouan) is a Tunisian decathlete.
The hammer throw is one of the four throwing events in regular track and field competitions, along with the discus throw, shot put and javelin.
Johannes "Hannes" Jacobus Gerhardu Dreyer (born 13 January 1985) is a South African sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.
Hassanine Sebei, حسنين السباعي, (born 21 January 1984 in Tajerouine) is a Tunisian racewalker who specialises in the 20 kilometres race walk.
Hayat Lambarki (حياة لمباركي; born 18 May 1988 in Safi) is a Moroccan track and field athlete specializing in the 400 metres hurdles.
A heptathlon is a track and field combined events contest made up of seven events.
The high jump is a track and field event in which competitors must jump unaided over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without dislodging it.
Hugo Lucien Mamba-Schlick (born 1 February 1982) is a retired Cameroonian triple jumper.
Ihab El Sayed Abdelrahman (born 1 May 1989) is an Egyptian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
Isaac Makwala (born 24 September 1985) is a Botswana sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres.
Isah Salihu (born 2 November 1991) is a Nigerian sprinter specialising in the 400 metres.
Jackson Mumbwa Kivuva (born August 11, 1989) is a runner from Kenya who specialises in 800 metres.
James Godday (born 9 January 1984) is a Nigerian athlete who specializes in 400 metres.
Janet Lawless née Wienand (born 15 May 1985) is a South African athlete competing in the heptathlon and 400 metres hurdles.
Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei (born 13 December 1983) is a Kenyan middle distance runner and former world champion.
The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about in length, is thrown.
Julius Kirwa (born May 3, 1989 in Nandi Hills) is a Kenyan runner who mainly runs 400 metres races.
Julius Yego (born 4 January 1989) is a Kenyan track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw.
Justine Gail Robbeson (born 15 May 1985 in Benoni) is a South African athlete who specialises in the javelin throw.
Kabelo Kgosiemang (born 7 January 1986) is a male high jumper from Botswana.
Kazai Suzanne Kragbé (born 22 December 1981) is an Ivorian athlete specializing in the discus throw.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Louis Jacobus van Zyl (born 20 July 1985), better known as L. J. van Zyl, is a South African athlete competing in the 400 metre hurdles.
Larbi Bourrada (called sometimes Larbi Bouraâda or Larbi Bouraada, born May 10, 1988 in Rouiba) is an Algerian decathlon athlete.
Lawretta Ozoh (born 5 September 1990) is a Nigerian track athlete who specialises in sprinting.
Lehann Fourie (born 16 February 1987 in Heidelberg, Gauteng) is a South African hurdler.
Linet Chepkwemoi Masai (born 5 December 1989) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in track and cross country running events.
Lissa Labiche (born February 18, 1993) is Seychellois athlete competing in the high jump and occasionally long jump.
The African Championships in Athletics is a quadrennial event which began in 1979.
The long jump (historically called the broad jump in the USA) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point.
Lydia Chebet Rotich (born 8 August 1988, Keiyo, Rift Valley Province) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
Malika Akkaoui (born 25 December 1987, Zaida) is a Moroccan middle-distance runner.
Mamadou Kassé Hanne (born 10 October 1986, Pikine, Senegal) is a Senegalese hurdler.
Margaret Etim (born 28 November 1992) is a Nigerian sprinter specialising in the 400 metres.
Margaret Simpson (born 31 December 1981 in Krapa) is a Ghanaian heptathlete.
Mariam Ibekwe (née Nnodu; born 29 October 1969) is a Nigerian former track and field athlete who competed in the shot put.
Mark Kosgey Kiptoo (born 21 June 1976) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in the 5000 metres.
Mark Kiprotich Mutai (born March 23, 1978), also spelled Muttai, is a runner from Kenya, who specializes in 400 metres.
Marwa Ahmed Hussein Arafat (born 19 June 1978) is an Egyptian hammer thrower.
Maureen Jelagat Maiyo (28 May 1985 in Kapsowar) is a Kenyan athlete specialising in the 400 metres and 400 metres hurdles.
Mekonnen Gebremedhin Woldegiorg (መኮንን ገብረመድኅን; born 11 October 1988 in Addis Ababa) is an Ethiopian middle distance runner, who specializes in the 1500 metres.
Meselech Melkamu (Amharic: መሰለች መልካሙ; born 27 April 1985 in Debre Marqos) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.
Meseret Defar Tola (Amharic: መሰረት ደፋር; born 19 November 1983) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes chiefly in the 3000 metres and 5000 metres events.
Milcah Chemos Cheywa (born 24 February 1986 in Bugaa, Mount Elgon District) is a runner from Kenya who specialises in 3000 metres steeplechase.
Mohamed Ashour Khouaja (born 1 November 1987) is a Libyan sprinter, specialising in the 400 metres.
Mohsen Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen Anani Yousef Mustafa (محسن محمد عبد المحسن عناني يوسف مصطفى; born 21 May 1985) is an Egyptian hammer thrower.
The Moi International Sports Centre (abbreviated as M.I.S.C.) is a multi-purpose stadium in Kasarani, Kenya.
Moses Ndiema Kipsiro (born 2 September 1986 in Singare) is a Ugandan long-distance runner who specialises in the 5000 metres.
Mostafa Mohamed Hesham Al-Gamel (born 1 October 1988 in Giza) is an Egyptian athlete.
Mourad Souissi (born 7 July 1984) is an Algerian athlete who competes in the decathlon and occasionally in the pole vault.
Muizat Ajoke Odumosu (born 27 October 1987 in Lagos) is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres and the 400 metres hurdles.
Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya.
Nancy Jebet Langat (born 22 August 1981) is a Kenyan middle distance, runner who specialises in the 1500 metres.
Ndèye Fatou Soumah (born 6 April 1986 in Saint-Louis, Senegal) is a Senegalese woman sprinter.
Ndiss Kaba Badji (born 21 September 1983) is a Senegalese athlete who competes in the long jump and triple jump.
Nisrine Dinar (born 14 January 1988) is a Moroccan track and field athlete who specialises in the pole vault.
Nyayo National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nairobi, Kenya.
Obakeng Ambrose Ngwigwa (born 9 July 1985 in Serowe) is a Botswana sprinter.
Joseph Obinna Metu (born July 12, 1988, Ogidi) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.
Ogho-Oghene Omano Egwero (born 26 November 1988, Egbo, Enugu, Nigeria) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.
Oludamola Bolanle ("Damola") Osayomi (born 26 June 1986 in Ilesha, Osun State) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres and 200 metres.
Omar Ahmed El Ghazaly (born 9 February 1984 in Cairo) is an Egyptian discus thrower.
Orazio Cremona (born 1 July 1989 in Johannesburg) is a South African athlete specialising in the shot put.
Othmane Hadj Lazib (born May 10, 1983 in Hadjout) is a hurdler from Algeria.
Otonye Iworima (born 13 April 1976) is a Nigerian triple jumper.
Pako Seribe (born 7 April 1991 in Gaborone) is a Botswana sprinter competing in the 200 and 400 metres.
Pole vaulting is a track and field event in which a person uses a long flexible pole (which today is usually made either of fiberglass or carbon fiber) as an aid to jump over a bar.
Rabah Mahhamed Yousif Bkheit (born 11 December 1986) is a Sudanese-born British athlete, who initially competed for the Sudan before obtaining British citizenship.
Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong (born 14 October 1983) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metre steeplechase.
Roba Gari (Amharic: ሮባ ጋር; born 12 April 1982) is an Ethiopian runner, who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
Rosina Amenebede (born 24 December 1985) is a Ghanaian athlete specializing in 100-metre hurdles.
Ruan de Vries (1 February 1986-) is a hurdler from South Africa.
Perennes Paulette Ruddy Zang-Milama (born June 6, 1987 in Port-Gentil) is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Gabon.
Sarah Nambawa (born 23 September 1984 in Kampala) is a Ugandan athlete specialising in the triple jump.
Saul Weigopwa (born June 14, 1984 in Song, Nigeria) is a Nigerian athlete, who specializes in the 400 m, where his personal best is 45.00s (a result he has achieved twice).
Selim Nurudeen (born February 1, 1983) is a hurdler from Nigeria.
Selloane Joyce Tsoaeli (born 10 July 1977) is a female track and field athlete from Lesotho who competes in the heptathlon and the high jump.
Senegal (Sénégal), officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa.
Sentayehu Ejigu Tamerat (born 21 June 1985 in Debre Markos, Amhara Region).
Seun Adigun (born 3 January 1987, Chicago, Illinois) is a Nigerian-American bobsledder and track and field athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles.
The shot put (pronounced) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible.
Simon Petrus Magakwe (May 14, 1986) is a sprinter from South Africa.
Sofia Assefa (Amharic: ሶፍአ አሠፋ; born 14 November 1987 in Tenta, South Wollo) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
Stanley Gbagbeke (born 24 July 1989 in Oginibo, Delta State) is a Nigerian long jumper.
Sunette Stella Viljoen (born 6 October 1983) is a South African sportswoman who has represented her country in both cricket and athletics.
Thapelo Ketlogetswe (born 12 February 1991) is a Botswana athlete competing primarily in the 400 metres.
Thuso Mpuang (born 15 August 1985) is a South African sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres.
Tirunesh Dibaba, also known as Tirunesh Dibaba Kenene, (Amharic: ጥሩነሽ ዲባባ ቀነኒ; born 1 June 1985) is an Ethiopian athlete who competes in long distance track events and international road races.
Tosin Oke (born 1 October 1980 in London, England) is a Nigerian track and field athlete, who competes in the triple jump.
The triple jump, sometimes referred to as the hop, step and jump or the hop, skip and jump, is a track and field event, similar to the long jump.
Tumelo Thagane (born 3 July 1984 in Ratanda) is a South African athlete specialising in the triple jump.
Victor Hogan (born 25 July 1989) is a South African track and field athlete who competes in the discus throw.
Vincent Kiplangat Kosgei is a Kenyan hurdler.
Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot (born 11 September 1983) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in track and cross country running, olympic champion in 5000 metres event.
Wilson Kiprop (born 14 April 1987 in Soi, Uasin Gishu District) is a Kenyan long-distance runner, who specialises in the 10,000 metres and half marathon.
Yasser Ibrahim Farag (ياسر ابراهيم فرج, born May 2, 1984) is an Egyptian athlete competing in the shot put and discus throw events.
Zahra Bouras (born 13 January 1987) is an Algerian track and field athlete, specialising in the 400 metres and 800 metres.
The 10,000 metres or 10,000-meter run is a common long-distance track running event.
The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions.
The 100 metres hurdles, or 100-meter hurdles, is a track and field event run mainly by women (the male counterpart is the 110 metres hurdles).
The 110 metres hurdles, or 110-meter hurdles, is a hurdling track and field event for men.
The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run (typically pronounced 'fifteen-hundred metres') is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics.
The 4th All-Africa Games were played from August 1, 1987, to August 12, 1987, in Nairobi, Kenya.
The 20 kilometre race walk is an Olympic athletics event that is competed by both men and women.
The 200 metres (also spelled 200 meters) is a sprint running event.
The 2007 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 24, 2007.
The 16th African Championships in Athletics was held in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, from April 30 to May 4, 2008.
The 2012 African Championships in Athletics was held at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo, Benin from 27 June to 1 July 2012.
The 3000 metres steeplechase or 3000-meter steeplechase is the most common distance for the steeplechase in track and field.
The 4 × 100 metres relay or sprint relay is an athletics track event run in lanes over one lap of the track with four runners completing 100 metres each.
The 4 × 400 metres relay or long relay is an athletics track event in which teams consist of four runners who each complete 400 metres or one lap.
The 400 metres, or 400 metre dash, is a sprinting event in track and field competitions.
The 400 metres hurdles is a track and field hurdling event.
The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field.
The 800 metres, or 800 meters (US spelling), is a common track running event.