African Championships Antananarivo - Event

African Championships Antananarivo

  • Date: 14 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
  • Place: Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Type: African Championships
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Nadjib Temmar the big man in Algerian judo team

15 Apr 2017 17:20

With seven gold medals Algeria was clearly the leading nation of Africa this weekend. At the African Championship in Madagascar the team took seven gold medals, just as much as the 2011 edition. With 18 medals in total also the amount of medals was a clear success. Read more

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Taciana Lima Cesar captures fifth African title

14 Apr 2017 17:25

The first title of the African Championships is traditionally reserved for Taciana Cesar of Guinee-Bissau. Cesar nee Lima, won her fifth consecutive African title. In the final in Madagascar she won by ippon against Olfa Saoudi, a repetition of last year’s final in Tunis. The 33-year old Cesar was Pan American Champion in 2001. In 2013 she switched from Brazil to Guinee-Bissau. Read more

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Lightweights of Madagascar give host nation hope for African title

13 Apr 2017 09:10

This week the African Championships kick off a series of Continental Championships. This edition is held in Madagascar. Last year the championship was held in Tunisia and the host nation led the medal table with five gold medals followed by Egypt with four titles. The star of Madagascar is Asaramanitra Ratiarison who won four back-to-back medals at African Championships since 2013 in her weight class U48kg. Read more