2nd African Junior Championships
Dates20 – 22 July
Host cityBouaké, Ivory Coast
LevelUnder-20
Events36

The 1995 African Junior Athletics Championships was the second edition of the biennial, continental athletics tournament for African athletes aged 19 years or younger. It was held in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, from 20–22 July. A total of 36 events were contested, 19 by men and 17 by women.[1]

Agnes Afiyo of Ghana, the runner-up in the women's javelin throw, was determined to be male in 1999 following medical testing.[2] It is not known whether the medals from this competition were reassigned as a result.

Medal Table

  *   Host nation (Ivory Coast)

RankNOCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Nigeria (NGR)129122
2 Kenya (KEN)106218
3 Ivory Coast (CIV)31812
4 Algeria (ALG)3159
5 Egypt (EGY)3025
6 Ghana (GHA)27514
7 Tunisia (TUN)1012
 Zimbabwe (ZIM)1012
9 Togo (TOG)1001
10 Morocco (MAR)05611
11 Burkina Faso (BUR)0426
12 Botswana (BOT)0202
13 Zaire (ZAI)0101
14 Gambia (GAM)0011
 Mali (MLI)0011
Totals (15 NOCs)363635107

Medal summary

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Ibrahim Meité (CIV) 10.32  Sunday Emmanuel (NGR) 10.42  Abu Duah (GHA) 10.67
200 metres  Ibrahim Meité (CIV) 20.76  Sunday Emmanuel (NGR) 20.98  Ahmed Douhou (CIV) 21.08
400 metres  Hyginus Anugho (NGR) 47.91  Lulu Basinyi (BOT) 48.14  Iddrisu Umar (GHA) 48.20
800 metres  Japheth Kimutai (KEN) 1:47.67  Khalifa Boutahri (MAR) 1:48.79  Abraham Kibet (KEN) 1:50.32
1500 metres  Japheth Kimutai (KEN) 3:49.78  Khalifa Boutahri (MAR) 3:52.44  Abraham Kibet (KEN) 3:54.10
5000 metres  Charles Kwambai (KEN) 14:15.12  Mark Bett (KEN) 14:15.38  Mohammed Amyn (MAR) 14:15.49
10,000 metres  Charles Kwambai (KEN) 29:43.05  Mark Bett (KEN) 29:44.08  Mohamed El-Hattab (MAR) 30:34.80
110 metres hurdles  William Mene (NGR) 14.58  Djeke Mambo (ZAI) 14.88  Severin Guede (CIV) 16.18
400 metres hurdles  Osita Okeagu (NGR) 51.83  Faycal Kacemi (MAR) 52.60  Hassan Qormassi (MAR) 52.77
3000 metres steeplechase  Charles Kwambai (KEN) 9:05.83  Mark Bett (KEN) 9:08.82  Laïd Bessou (ALG) 9:20.30
4×100 m relay  Ivory Coast (CIV)
Yves Sonan
Ahmed Douhou
Ade Bayo
Ibrahim Meité
39.51  Ghana (GHA) 39.99  Nigeria (NGR) 40.51
4×400 m relay  Nigeria (NGR)
Joel Okunorobo
Osita Okeagu
Oluwasegun
Hyginus Anugho
3:12.79  Botswana (BOT) 3:14.03  Ivory Coast (CIV) 3:16.76
High jump  Abderrahmane Hammad (ALG) 2.12 m  Olivier Sanou (BUR) 2.09 m  Oumar Soulaké (MLI) 2.06 m
Pole vault  Mohamed Benyahia (ALG) 4.60 m  Adjei Mensah (GHA) 4.10 m Only two athletes cleared a height
Long jump  Téko Folligan (TOG) 7.55 m  Mehdi El-Ghazouani (MAR) 7.24 m  Pa Momodou Gai (GAM) 7.17 m
Triple jump  Kenneth Andam (GHA) 15.63 m  Olivier Sanou (BUR) 15.56 m  Karim Ould Ahmed (ALG) 15.54 m
Shot put  Walid Jamil Mustapha (EGY) 14.87 m  Samson Ahmadu (NGR) 14.77 m  Gerald Cudjoe (GHA) 14.17 m
Discus throw  Walid Jamil Mustapha (EGY) 48.34 m  Samson Ahmadu (NGR) 47.04 m  Tarek Yazidi (TUN) 45.88 m
Javelin throw  Roland Vermeulen (ZIM) 62.08 m  Richard Agyepong (GHA) 55.52 m  Zakaria Abou Saoud (EGY) 53.24 m

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Mercy Nku (NGR) 11.38  Gloria Kemasuode (NGR) 11.94  Saliha Hammadi (ALG) 12.00
200 metres  Mercy Nku (NGR) 23.63  Vida Nsiah (GHA) 24.24  Naomi Mills (GHA) 24.53
400 metres  Florence Ekpo-Umoh (NGR) 54.48  Agnes Nuamah (GHA) 56.40  Nahida Touhami (ALG) 57.43
800 metres  Nancy Jebet Langat (KEN) 2:11.69  Elizabeth Akpan (NGR) 2:14.60  Djeneba Silue (CIV) 2:15.62
1500 metres  Hellen Jemaiyo Kimutai (KEN) 4:20.46  Nancy Langat (KEN) 4:23.35  Bouchra Ben Thami (MAR) 4:25.68
3000 metres  Hellen Jemaiyo Kimutai (KEN) 9:15.68  Joan Jepkorir Aiyabei (KEN) 9:29.94  Bouchra Ben Thami (MAR) 9:44.14
10,000 metres  Joan Jepkorir Aiyabei (KEN) 34:40.61  Elizabeth Ewoi (KEN) 35:21.53  Esther Nherera (ZIM) 38:11.34
100 metres hurdles  Vida Nsiah (GHA) 13.77  Glory Alozie (NGR) 14.21  Ahlam Allali (ALG) 15.08
400 metres hurdles  Beatrice Biwott (KEN) 62.54  Zahra Lachgar (MAR) 63.16  Juliette Kaboré (BUR) 63.18
4×100 m relay  Nigeria (NGR) 45.91  Ghana (GHA) 46.40  Ivory Coast (CIV) 48.31
4×400 m relay  Nigeria (NGR) 3:47.76  Algeria (ALG) 3:50.94  Ivory Coast (CIV) 3:56.69
High jump  Nkechinyere Mbaoma (NGR) 1.73 m  Irène Tiéndrebeogo (BUR) 1.73 m  Jeannine Ble (CIV) 1.65 m
Long jump  Chinedu Odozor (NGR) 5.92 m  Gloria Kemasuode (NGR) 5.80 m  Vida Nsiah (GHA) 5.76 m
Triple jump  Baya Rahouli (ALG) 13.09 m  Chantal Ouoba (BUR) 11.99 m  Adélaïde Koudougnon (CIV) 11.93 m
Shot put  Iman Mahrous (EGY) 13.13 m  Stella Okpokwu (NGR) 12.10 m  Inès Ouédraogo (BUR) 11.82 m
Discus throw  Stella Okpokwu (NGR) 36.96 m  Chantal Obou Cho (CIV) 33.86 m  Iman Mahrous (EGY) 31.56 m
Javelin throw  Aïda Sellam (TUN) 47.38 m  Agnes Afiyo (GHA) 39.00 m  Zahra Lachgar (MAR) 38.92 m

References

  1. ^ African Junior Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-13.
  2. ^ Olaleye, Lanre (1999-08-13). Ghana's Track 'Queen' Is A Boy. Modern Ghana/P.M. News. Retrieved on 2013-10-13.
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