East and Central Africa Junior Athletics Championships
Participationover 200[1] athletes from
10 nations
← 2016 Dar es Salaam

The East and Central Africa Junior Athletics Championships (EAAR), also just called the East Africa Junior Athletics Championships, is a track and field competition for junior athletes in East Africa and Central Africa.[2]

The championships were held for the first time in Amaan Stadium, Zanzibar in 2013.[1] They were then hosted by Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2016.[3] They consisted of athletes from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Tanzania, and Zanzibar.[2][4]

Kenyan athletes won 10 gold medals at the 2016 Championships.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Zanzibar to host Regional Junior Athletics Championship".
  2. ^ a b "Tanzania to host East, Central Africa athletics championship".
  3. ^ "Kenyan juniors top the field in Tanzania".
  4. ^ "Dar to host EA junior athletics tourney, but..."
  5. ^ "Kenyan junior athletes emerge best in Dar".