BENIN 2012

PORTO NOVO 2012: 18th African Athletics Seniors Championships
News, Features & Results from the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships/18è Championnats d'Afrique Seniors - June 26 to July 1, 2012 in Porto Novo, Benin Republic.
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Oke retains title, Kenya sweep 10,000m and South Africa leads medal table - Africa Championships Day 4

Kenya women lead in the 10,000m race/ Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Nigeria's Tosin Oke retained his African Triple Jump title, Kenya women swept the 10,000m medals and South Africa leads medal table at the end of day four of the18th Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Porto-Novo, Benin Republic on Saturday.

Montsho, Okagbare surge to Championship Records in Benin - African Champs Day 3

Botswana's Amantle Montsho & Isaac Makwala in Benin / Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Reigning World and Commonwealth 400m champion, Amantle Montsho of Botswana and Olympic Long Jump Bronze medallist Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria coasted to new Championship records on day three of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships here at the Charles de Gaulle stadium in Porto-Novo, Benin.

Zang-Milama dethrones Okagbare as African queen, Kenyans dominant - African Championships Day 2

Ruddy Zang-Milama edges past Blessing Okagbare in Benin/Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Gabon's petite sprinter Ruddy Zang-Milama defied all odds to beat the defending champion Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria to the Gold medal on day two of the Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Porto-Novo, Benin with Kenyans dominating the long distance races and smashing the Championship records.

CAA African Athletics Championships, Benin 2012 - Athletes to Watch

Nigerian Sprinters - Okagbare, Asunmu and Ozor

Some of the African champions and star athletes to watch out for as the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships begin on Tuesday June 26 at the Stade d’Lamite in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

Nigeria select 44 for 2012 Africa Senior Championships in Benin

Blessing Okagbare in Calabar 2012/ Photo: Segun Ogunfeyintimi

Nigeria selectors chose a team of 44 athletes to represent the West African nation at the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships scheduled to begin on Tuesday June 26 at the Stade d’Lamite in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

African champions Van Zyl and Viljoen in Benin to defend crowns

South African Javelin record holder Sunette Viljoen

South African's reigning African 400m hurdles and Javelin champions, LJ van Zyl and Sunette Viljoen will arrive in Benin tommorow for the 18th Africa Senior Athletics Championships looking for their fourth and third consecutive titles respectively at the Africa showpiece.

Benin 2012: South-Africa selects 75 athletes for African Championships team

South African team march at Nairobi 2010 AAC / Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Athletics South Africa (ASA) names a 75-member strong team to represent SA at next month's 18th African Senior Championships in Athletics in Porto Novo, Benin from June 27 to July 1, 2012.

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