1995 African Junior Athletics Championships

2nd African Junior Championships
Host city Bouaké, Ivory Coast
Date(s) 20 – 22 July
Level Under-20
Events 36

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 summary


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
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


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 Adelaide 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


  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.
  • African Junior Championships 1995. World Junior Athletics History. Retrieved on 2013-10-13.
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