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Africa Games

Swimming was an All-Africa Games event at its inaugural edition in 1965 and has continued to feature prominently at the competition in each of its subsequent editions.

Editions

Games Year Host city # countries # swimmers
I 1965 Brazzaville, the Congo
II 1973 Lagos, Nigeria
III 1978 Algiers, Algeria
IV 1987 Nairobi, Kenya
V 1991 Cairo, Egypt
VI 1995 Harare, Zimbabwe
VII 1999 Johannesburg, South Africa 18 128
VIII 2003 Abuja, Nigeria 21 117 [1]
(male=63; female=54)
IX 2007 Algiers, Algeria 16 121
X 2011 Maputo, Mozambique

Games records

All records were set in finals unless noted otherwise. All times are swum in a long-course (50m) pool.

Men

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 22.34 = Iles , SalimSalim Iles  Algeria July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
50 m freestyle 22.34 = Louw , GideonGideon Louw  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [2][3]
100 m freestyle 49.38 Iles , SalimSalim Iles  Algeria July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
200 m freestyle 1:48.95 Mathlouthi , AhmedAhmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 5 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [4]
400 m freestyle 3:54.03 Mathlouthi , AhmedAhmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 8 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [5][6]
800 m freestyle 8:02.84 Prinsloo , TroydenTroyden Prinsloo  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
1500 m freestyle
50 m backstroke 25.68 Zandberg , GerhardGerhard Zandberg  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m backstroke 55.26 Crous , CharlCharl Crous  South Africa 9 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [7][8]
200 m backstroke 2:01.74 Murray , DarrenDarren Murray  South Africa 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [9]
50 m breaststroke 27.74 van der Burgh , CameronCameron van der Burgh  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m breaststroke 1:02.05 Daid , SoufianeSoufiane Daid  Algeria September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m breaststroke 2:14.27 Daid , SofianeSofiane Daid  Algeria July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
50 m butterfly 23.57 Dunford , JasonJason Dunford  Kenya 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [10]
100 m butterfly 52.13 Dunford , JasonJason Dunford  Kenya 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [11][12]
200 m butterfly 1:56.37 le Clos , ChadChad le Clos  South Africa 9 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [13][14]
200 m individual medley 2:00.70 le Clos , ChadChad le Clos  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [15][16]
400 m individual medley 4:16.88 le Clos , ChadChad le Clos  South Africa 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [17][18]
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:19.42  South Africa 8 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [19][20]
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:33.63  South Africa 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [21]
4×100 m medley relay 3:44.92  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Women

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 25.84 (h) Prinsloo , KarinKarin Prinsloo  South Africa 9 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [22]
100 m freestyle 56.05 Prinsloo , KarinKarin Prinsloo  South Africa 5 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [23]
200 m freestyle 1:59.84 Prinsloo , KarinKarin Prinsloo  South Africa 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [24][25]
400 m freestyle 4:15.53 Corfe , MelissaMelissa Corfe  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
800 m freestyle 8:43.89 Coventry , KirstyKirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
1500 m freestyle 17:03.22 Tammadge , RoxanneRoxanne Tammadge  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [26][27]
50 m backstroke 28.89 Coventry , KirstyKirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m backstroke 1:00.86 Coventry , KirstyKirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe 7 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [28]
200 m backstroke 2:10.66 Coventry , KirstyKirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
50 m breaststroke 32.62 van Biljon , SuzaanSuzaan van Biljon  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
100 m breaststroke 1:07.58 Heyns , PennyPenny Heyns  South Africa September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa
200 m breaststroke 2:28.00 Heyns , PennyPenny Heyns  South Africa September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa
50 m butterfly 27.08 Osman , FaridaFarida Osman  Egypt 6 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [29][30]
100 m butterfly 59.86 Loots , MandyMandy Loots  South Africa 8 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [31][32]
200 m butterfly 2:12.46 Loots , MandyMandy Loots  South Africa 10 September 2011 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [33][34]
200 m individual medley 2:13.02 Coventry , KirstyKirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
400 m individual medley 4:39.91 Coventry , KirstyKirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:52.74  South Africa 2003 2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria [35]
4×200 m freestyle relay
4×100 m medley relay 4:10.90  South Africa July 2007 2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by CANA; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

References

  1. ^ Chaker Belhadj (24 October 2003). "2003 All-Africa Games Roundup & Results". www.swimnews.com. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "All Africa Games: South Africa Nearly Sweeps Gold on Final Day".  
  3. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 6 Results".  
  4. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 1 Results".  
  5. ^ "All Africa Games: Mandy Loots, Ahmed Mathlouthi Set Meet Records".  
  6. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 4 Results".  
  7. ^ "All Africa Games: Chad Le Clos, Charl Crous Set Meet Records in Victory".  
  8. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 5 Results".  
  9. ^ "All Africa Games: Jason Dunford Flies to Victory, Kirsty Coventry Wins As Well".  
  10. ^ "All Africa Games: Jason Dunford Flies to Victory, Kirsty Coventry Wins As Well".  
  11. ^ "All Africa Games: Meet Records Tumble on Day Two; Karin Prinsloo Wins Third Individual Title".  
  12. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 2 Results".  
  13. ^ "All Africa Games: Chad Le Clos, Charl Crous Set Meet Records in Victory".  
  14. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 5 Results".  
  15. ^ "All Africa Games: South Africa Nearly Sweeps Gold on Final Day".  
  16. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 6 Results".  
  17. ^ "All Africa Games: Meet Records Tumble on Day Two; Karin Prinsloo Wins Third Individual Title".  
  18. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 2 Results".  
  19. ^ "All Africa Games: Mandy Loots, Ahmed Mathlouthi Set Meet Records".  
  20. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 4 Results".  
  21. ^ "All Africa Games: Jason Dunford Flies to Victory, Kirsty Coventry Wins As Well".  
  22. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 5 Heats Results".  
  23. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 1 Results".  
  24. ^ "All Africa Games: Meet Records Tumble on Day Two; Karin Prinsloo Wins Third Individual Title".  
  25. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 2 Results".  
  26. ^ "All Africa Games: South Africa Nearly Sweeps Gold on Final Day".  
  27. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 6 Results".  
  28. ^ "All Africa Games: Jason Dunford Flies to Victory, Kirsty Coventry Wins As Well".  
  29. ^ "All Africa Games: Meet Records Tumble on Day Two; Karin Prinsloo Wins Third Individual Title".  
  30. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 2 Results".  
  31. ^ "All Africa Games: Mandy Loots, Ahmed Mathlouthi Set Meet Records".  
  32. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 4 Results".  
  33. ^ "All Africa Games: South Africa Nearly Sweeps Gold on Final Day".  
  34. ^ "10th All African Games 2011 Day 6 Results".  
  35. ^ Chaker Belhadj (24 October 2003). "2003 All-Africa Games Roundup & Results". www.swimnews.com. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
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