The 2014 Senior African Athletics Championships will be held at the Great Stadium of Marrakech

The 19th CAA African Senior Athletics Championships (Marrakesh 2014) will take place in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh from August 10-14, 2014.

Marrakech is the main city of the center of Morocco. A magical location at the High Atlas, its pink walls situated in luxurious gardens, olive trees and palms, it’s difficult to imagine that Marrakech, one of the four imperial cities, is located on the Sahara edge.

This 2014 edition of the African Championships will be an opportunity to select athletes who will represent the continent at the IAAF Continental Cup to be held in the same venue from September 13 – 14, 2014.

The 2014 Senior African Athletics Championships in  will be held at the Great Stadium of Marrakech, which was inaugurated on January 5, 2011.

The Great stadium of Marrakech is built on an area of ​​58ha at the entrance of Marrakech city, on Highway 9 to km 11 . It’s an architectural structure with the highest international standards by both its functionality and its technical characteristics.

The Runway and facilities include:

  • Runway surface made of classic Tartan
  • Circular runway 400m (8 lanes)
  • A straight line of 100 m (9 lanes)
  • 2 areas for the High Jump
  • 2 aires for the Pole Vault
  • 2 jumpers for length and Triple
  • 2 areas for Shot Put
  • 1 area for Discus / Hammer Throw
  • 2 areas for Javelin Throw
the Great Stadium of Marrakech

the Great Stadium of Marrakech

The stadium access is provided by sixteen doors, an honor entry and 32 bleachers access and parking space can contain up to 3,912 vehicles. Around the main arena (105x84m), on 2 levels, there is place for 41,325 spectators.

The first African championships were held in 1979 in Dakar (Senegal) and the 18th edition was held in 2012 in Porto-Novo (Benin).

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Les 19es championnats d’Afrique d’athlétisme seniors se dérouleront du 10 au 14 août 2014 à Marrakech (Maroc). La compétition servira de préparation aux athlètes africains à la prochaine Coupe intercontinentale prévue, les 13 et 14 septembre 2014, également à Marrakech.

La 18ème édition de cette compétition a eu du 28 juin au 1er juillet 2012 à Porto-Novo (Bénin)

 Information Guide – African Senior Championships – Marrakech 2014

For more information: LOC Website

Hashtag: #Marrakesh2014

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Day 1: August 10, 2014

*Morning Session

09.00 a.m. 100 m Men Decathlon
09.30 a.m. 100 m Women 1st Round
09.50 a.m. Long Jump Men Decathlon
10.00 a.m. 100 m Men 1st Round
11.00 a.m. Shot Put Men Decathlon

*Afternoon Session

05.45 p.m. 400 m Hurdles Men 1st Round
05.55 p.m. High Jump Men Decathlon
06.05 p.m. Long Jump Men Qualification A / B
06.10 p.m. 400 m Women 1st Round
06.30 p.m. 400 m Men 1st Round
06.45 p.m. Shot Put Men Final
07.00 p.m. 100 m Hurdles Women 1st Round
07.25 p.m. 10 000 m Men Final
07.40 p.m. Hammer Women Final
08.05 p.m. 800 m Men 1st Round
08.35 p.m. 100 m Women Semi Final
08.55 p.m. 100 m Men Semi Final
09.15 p.m. 400 m Men Decathlon

Day 2: August 11, 2014 

*Morning Session

09.00 a.m. 110 m Hurdles Men Decathlon
09.45 a.m. Discus Men Decathlon
10.00 a.m. Long Jump Women Qualification A / B
11.00 a.m. Pole Vault Men Decathlon

*Afternoon Session

05.30 p.m. Pole Vault Women Final
05.40 p.m. 100 m Women Final
05.50 p.m. Javelin Men Decathlon
06.00 p.m. 100 m Women Final
06.10 p.m. 100 m Men Final
06.25 p.m. 800 m Men Semi Final
07.50 p.m. 400 m Women Semi Final
07.10 p.m. Discus Men Final
07.15 p.m. 400 m Men Semi Final
08.35 p.m. 1 500 m Women 1st Round
08.45 p.m. Long Jump Men Final
08.55 p.m. 1 500 m Men Decathlon
08.10 p.m. 5 000 m Women Final
09.35 p.m. 400 m Hurdles Men Semi Final
09.00 p.m. 4 x 100 m Women 1st Round
09.20 p.m. 4 x 100 m Men 1st Round

Day 3: August 12, 2014

*Morning Session

09.30 a.m. 100 m Hurdles Women Heptathlon
10.25 a.m. High Jump Women Heptathlon

*Afternoon Session

06.30 p.m. High Jump Women Final
06.35 p.m. Discus Women Final
06.40 p.m. 110 m Hurdles Men 1st Round
06.50 p.m. Shot Put Women Heptathlon
07.00 p.m. 400 m Women Final
07.15 p.m. 400 m Men Final
07.40 p.m. 400 m Hurdles Men Final
08.00 p.m. 800 m Men Final
08.10 p.m. Long Jump Women Final
08.20 p.m. 3 000 m Men Final
08.40 p.m. 200 m Women Heptathlon
08.55 p.m. 1 500 m Women Final
09.10 p.m. 4 x 100 m Women Final
09.20 p.m. 4 x 100 m Men Final

Day 4: August 13, 2014

*Morning Session

09.15 a.m. Long Jump Women Heptathlon
09.30 a.m. 200 m Women 1st Round
10.10 a.m. 200 m Men 1st Round
10.40 a.m. Javelin Women Heptathlon

*Afternoon Session

05.30 p.m. Hammer Men Final
05.40 p.m. Pole Vault Men Final
05.50 p.m. 400 m Hurdles Women 1st Round
06.15 p.m. 800 m Women 1st Round
06.30 p.m. Triple Jump Men Final
06.40 p.m. 200 m Women Semi Final
07.00 p.m. 200 m Men Semi Final
19.25 p.m. 1 500 m Men 1st Round
08.00 p.m. 110 m Hurdles Men Final
08.05 p.m. Javelin Women Final
08.15 p.m. 800 m Women Heptathlon
08.30 p.m. 10 000 m Women Final
09.05 p.m. 4 x 400 m Women 1st Round
09.25 p.m. 4 x 400 m Men 1st Round

Day 5: August 14, 2014 

*Morning Session

07.00 a.m. 20 km Walk Women Final
07.15 a.m. 20 km Walk Men Final

*Afternoon Session

06.00 p.m. 3 000 m Women Final
06.05 p.m. High Jump Men Final
06.10 p.m. Javelin Men Final
06.20 p.m. Triple Jump Women Final
06.30 p.m. 400 m Hurdles Women Final
06.40 p.m. Shot Put Women Final
06.45 p.m. 200 m Women Final
07.00 p.m. 200 m Women Final
07.15 p.m. 800 m Women Final
07.30 p.m. 5 000 m Men Final
07.55 p.m. 1 500 m Men Final
08.15 p.m. 4 x 400 m Women Final
08.30 p.m. 4 x 400 m Men Final
Closing Ceremony

* NB : This timetable program may change, due to athletes’ final entry forms and weather conditions.

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