African Swimming Championships

Sport Swimming
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1974—2021
Editions 14
Competitors 386
Countries 17

The 2014 edition scheduled for Dakar (SEN) from 22 to 28 September was cancelled due to the Western African Ebola virus epidemic.

The 2020 edition scheduled for Durban (RSA) first from 17 to 22 April and later from 3 to 5 December was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editions

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1974 Al-Qahira EGY 29 September – 3 October 1974 19 22 5
1977 Tunis TUN 23 – 27 July 1977 23 9 1
1982 Al-Qahira EGY 16 – 22 October 1982 0 0 0
1990 Tunis TUN 20 – 26 August 1990 0 0 0
1998 Nairobi KEN 11 – 17 April 1998 19 29 7
2002 Al-Qahira EGY 12 – 18 August 2002 12 26 6
2004 Casablanca MAR 1 – 7 May 2004 15 12 5
2006 Dakar SEN 11 – 16 September 2006 40 60 9
2008 Johannesburg RSA 1 – 7 December 2008 33 51 10
2010 Casablanca MAR 13 – 19 September 2010 40 63 6
2012 Nairobi KEN 10 – 15 September 2012 40 54 7
2016 Bloemfontein RSA 19 – 23 October 2016 44 60 6
2018 Al-Jaza'ir ALG 10 – 16 September 2018 44 58 7
2021 Accra GHA 11 – 17 October 2021 43 69 11

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 South Africa RSA 185 128 77 390
2 Egypt EGY 68 84 84 236
3 Tunisia TUN 61 53 36 150
4 Algeria ALG 26 38 62 126
5 Kenya KEN 15 11 9 35
6 Senegal SEN 6 7 12 25
7 Morocco MAR 2 8 13 23
8 Seychelles SEY 2 2 6 10
9 Angola ANG 0 2 8 10
10 Mauritius MRI 0 2 2 4
11 Zimbabwe ZIM 0 1 6 7
12 Zambia ZAM 0 1 2 3
13 Ghana GHA 0 1 1 2
= Namibia NAM 0 1 1 2
15 Madagascar MAD 0 1 0 1
16 Nigeria NGR 0 0 5 5
17 Cape Verde CPV 0 0 2 2