West African Athletics Championships

Sport Athletics
Competition Category Regional Championships
Years 1977—2019
Editions 9
Competitors 536
Countries 21

Editionsª

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1977 Lagos NGR 27 August – 3 September 1977 34 79 5
1995 Dakar SEN 10 – 12 June 1995 27 60 11
1997 Cotonou BEN 18 – 20 July 1997 34 79 10
1999 Bamako MLI 6 – 8 August 1999 32 63 9
2001 Lagos NGR 28 – 30 June 2001 37 86 8
2005 Dakar SEN 29 – 30 April 2005 27 61 12
2009 Porto Novo BEN 22 – 24 May 2009 31 84 8
2017 Conakry GUI 12 – 14 May 2017 25 47 8
2019 Niamey NIG 25 – 27 July 2019 24 60 10

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Nigeria NGR 90 62 45 197
2 Senegal SEN 64 58 44 166
3 Ghana GHA 26 26 28 80
4 Mali MLI 21 19 27 67
5 Ivory Coast CIV 19 22 19 60
6 Burkina Faso BUR 18 24 23 65
7 Benin BEN 8 7 22 37
8 Morocco MAR 7 5 3 15
9 Niger NIG 6 6 7 19
10 Gambia GAM 5 12 12 29
11 Togo TOG 2 12 11 25
12 Sierra Leone SLE 2 7 12 21
13 Cameroon CMR 1 1 0 2
14 Liberia LBR 1 0 0 1
15 Guinea GUI 0 2 2 4
16 Cape Verde CPV 0 1 1 2
17 Central African Republic CAF 0 1 0 1
18 Guinea Bissau GBS 0 0 2 2