2000 African Championships
Dates12–15 July
Host cityAlgiers, Algeria
VenueStade 5 Juillet 1962
Events43
Participation411 athletes from
43 nations

The 12th African Championships in Athletics were held in Algiers, Algeria between 12 and 15 July 2000 at the Stade 5 Juillet 1962.

Men's results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
(wind: -0.9 m/s)
Abdul Aziz Zakari
 Ghana
10.13 Stéphan Buckland
 Mauritius
10.20 Kenneth Andam
 Ghana
10.33
200 m
(wind: +0.2 m/s)
Abdul Aziz Zakari
 Ghana
20.23 Joseph Batangdon
 Cameroon
20.31 =NR Oumar Loum
 Senegal
20.76
400 m Eric Milazar
 Mauritius
45.62 Malik Louahla
 Algeria
45.78 Sofiène Labidi
 Tunisia
45.81
800 m Djabir Saïd-Guerni
 Algeria
1:45.88 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
 South Africa
1:46.28 Mouhssin Chehibi
 Morocco
1:46.47
1500 m Youssef Baba
 Morocco
3:42.07 Adil Kaouch
 Morocco
3:42.53 Mohamed Khaldi
 Algeria
3:42.77
5000 m Ali Saïdi Sief
 Algeria
13:26.86 Saïd Bérioui
 Morocco
13:31.75 Mohamed Saïd El Wardi
 Morocco
13:30.01 (???)
10,000 m Abraha Hadush
 Ethiopia
28:40.51 Dejene Berhanu
 Ethiopia
28:41.11 Kamel Kohil
 Algeria
28:48.98
3000 m St. Lotfi Turki
 Tunisia
8:33.29 Laïd Bessou
 Algeria
8:35.89 David Chepkisa
 Kenya
8:39.00
110 m H
(wind: -0.3 m/s)
Joseph-Berlioz Randriamihaja
 Madagascar
13.99 Doudou Félou Sow
 Senegal
14.38 Toufik Dahmani
 Algeria
15.10
400 m H Sylvester Omodiale
 Nigeria
49.81 Jean-Dominique Dième
 Senegal
50.29 Yvon Rakotoarimiandry
 Madagascar
50.39
4 X 100 m  Ghana
Abu Duah
Kenneth Andam
Harry Adu Mfum
Abdul Aziz Zakari
39.90  Mauritius
Arnaud Casquette
Eric Milazar
Fernando Augustin
Stephane Buckland
40.07  Gabon
Lueyi Dovy
Charles Tayot
Yvan Duboze
Antoine Boussombo
40.53
4 X 400 m  Algeria
Malik Louahla
Samir Louahla
Adem Hecini
Djabir Saïd-Guerni
3:05.45  Botswana
Lulu Basinyi
Otukile Lekote
Agripa Matsameko
Johnson Kubisa
3:06.07  Senegal
Youssoupha Sarr
Hachim Ndiaye
Jean-Dominique Dieme
Ousmane Niang
3:06.53
20 km Walk Hatem Ghoula
 Tunisia
1:25:38 CR Moussa Aouanouk
 Algeria
1:25:42 Merzak Abbès
 Algeria
1:32:37
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Field

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Abderrahmane Hammad
 Algeria
2.34 CR Malcolm Hendriks
 South Africa
2.20 Eugène Ernesta
 Seychelles
2.20 NR
Long jump Younès Moudrik
 Morocco
8.34 Hatem Mersal
 Egypt
7.90 Mehdi El Ghazouani
 Morocco
7.88
Pole vault Rafik Mefti
 Algeria
5.00 Karim Sène
 Senegal
4.80 Mohamed Benyahia
 Algeria
4.65
Triple jump Andrew Owusu
 Ghana
16.69 Samuel Okantey
 Ghana
16.69 Olivier Sanou
 Burkina Faso
16.31
Shot put Chima Ugwu
 Nigeria
19.02 John Sullivan
 South Africa
17.46 Hicham Aïtaha
 Morocco
16.91
Discus Frits Potgieter
 South Africa
60.35 Mickael Conjungo
 Central African Republic
59.58 Chima Ugwu
 Nigeria
57.91
Javelin Maher Ridane
 Tunisia
72.51 Khaled Es Sayed Yassin
 Egypt
72.01 Walid Abderrazak Mohamed
 Egypt
71.67
Hammer Samir Haouam
 Algeria
69.38 Mohamed Karim Horchani
 Tunisia
63.68 Yamen Hussein Abdel Moneim
 Egypt
63.71
Decathlon Rédouane Youcef
 Algeria
7129 points Mada Ndiaye
 Senegal
6981 points Adil Chakri
 Morocco
6715 points
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women's results

Track

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
(wind: -0.6 m/s)
Myriam Léonie Mani
 Cameroon
11.21 Aïda Diop
 Senegal
11.46 Monica Twum
 Ghana
11.47
200 m
(wind: +0.4 m/s)
Myriam Léonie Mani
 Cameroon
22.54 Aïda Diop
 Senegal
23.01 Fatima Yusuf
 Nigeria
23.27
400 m Claudine Komgang
 Cameroon
51.35 Mireille Nguimgo
 Cameroon
51.81 Nadjina Kaltouma
 Chad
52.27
800 m Hasna Benhassi
 Morocco
1:59.01 Nouria Mérah-Benida
 Algeria
1:59.73 Gladys Wamuyu
 Kenya
2:00.32
1500 m Nouria Mérah-Benida
 Algeria
4:16.14 Gladys Wamuyu
 Kenya
4:16.56 Berhane Herpassa
 Ethiopia
4:16.87
5000 m Asmae Leghzaoui
 Morocco
15:43.46 Meseret Defar
 Ethiopia
15:49.86 Merima Denboba
 Ethiopia
15:53.68
10,000 m Souad Aït Salem
 Algeria
34:02.28 Genet Teka
 Ethiopia
34:05.18 Bouchra Chaabi
 Morocco
34:08.79
100 m H
(wind: +0.1 m/s)
Glory Alozie
 Nigeria
13.09 Lalanirina Rosa Rakotozafy
 Madagascar
13.21 Maria-Joëlle Conjungo
 Central African Republic
13.77
400 m H Mame Tacko Diouf
 Senegal
57.48 Gnima Touré
 Senegal
58.96 Nabila Jami
 Morocco
62.45
4 X 100 m  Ghana
Helen Amoako
Monica Twum
Veronica Bawuah
Vida Anim
43.99  Senegal
Bintou Ndiaye
Aminata Diouf
Mame Tacko Diouf
Aida Diop
44.62  Cameroon
Françoise Mbango Etone
Claudine Komgang
Hortense Bewouda
Mireille Nguimgo
46.97
4 X 400 m  Cameroon
Mireille Nguimgo
Hortense Bewouda
Claudine Komgang
Myriam Leonie Mani
3:32.89  Morocco
Bouchra Zboured
Samira Raif
Hasna Benhassi
Soumaya Laabani
3:42.91  Algeria
Amel Baraket
Hadjira Sifouani
Nahida Touhami
Khadija Touati
3:51.01
10 km Walk Bahia Boussad
 Algeria
49:33 Nagwa Ibrahim Ali
 Egypt
50:15 Dounia Kara
 Algeria
50:55
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Field

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Hind Bounouar
 Morocco
1.75 Amina Lemgherbi
 Algeria
1.70 Hamida Benhocine
 Algeria
1.70
Pole vault Syrine Balti
 Tunisia
3.85 Annelie van Wyk
 South Africa
3.80 Rasha Abdel Khalek
 Egypt
3.10
Long jump Kéné Ndoye
 Senegal
6.39 Elisa Cossa
 Mozambique
6.20 Béryl Laramé
 Seychelles
6.18
Triple jump Baya Rahouli
 Algeria
14.23 Françoise Mbango Etone
 Cameroon
13.87 Kéné Ndoye
 Senegal
13.81
Shot put Hanaa Salah El Melegi
 Egypt
16.01 Amel Ben Khaled
 Tunisia
15.39 Wafa Ismail El Baghdadi
 Egypt
14.97
Discus Monia Kari
 Tunisia
58.46 Ndoumbé Gaye
 Senegal
50.81 Felicia Nkiru Ojiego
 Nigeria
49.65
Hammer Caroline Fournier
 Mauritius
59.60 Marwa Hussein
 Egypt
57.15 Djida Yalloulène
 Algeria
49.72
Javelin Aïda Sellam
 Tunisia
53.35 Lindy Leveaux
 Seychelles
50.88 Hanaa Salah El Melegi
 Egypt
42.31
Heptathlon Yasmina Kettab
 Algeria
5837 points Maralize Fouché
 South Africa
5726 points Patience Itanyi
 Nigeria
5611 points
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Algeria (ALG)125926
2 Tunisia (TUN)6219
3 Morocco (MAR)53715
4 Ghana (GHA)5128
5 Cameroon (CMR)4318
6 Nigeria (NGR)3047
7 Senegal (SEN)29314
8 Mauritius (MRI)2204
9 South Africa (RSA)1506
10 Egypt (EGY)14510
11 Ethiopia (ETH)1326
12 Madagascar (MAD)1113
13 Kenya (KEN)0123
 Seychelles (SEY)0123
15 Central African Republic (CAF)0112
16 Botswana (BOT)0101
 Mozambique (MOZ)0101
18 Burkina Faso (BFA)0011
 Chad (CHA)0011
 Gabon (GAB)0011
Totals (20 nations)434343129

See also