All-Africa University Games

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All-Africa University Games
African University Sports Federation logo.jpg
First event 1975 Ghana Accra
Occur every Four years
Last event 2012 Namibia Windhoek
Purpose Multi-sport event for university in Africa.
Organization FASU

The All-Africa University Games is a regional multi-sport event representing Africa, organized for university athletes by the African University Sports Federation (FASU). The games were first held in 1975 in Accra, Ghana.

History

The FASU All-Africa University Games were first held around the 1974-75 new year period in Accra, Ghana and again at the same time of year in 1978-79 in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was after scheduled to be held in Lusaka, Zambia in 1982, however was cancelled and not re-introduced until 2004 in Nigeria when only a very limited range of men's events were contested.[1]

Editions

Year Games Host Country Host City Dates Nations Competitors Sports Top Country On Medal Table
Men Women Total
1975 I  Ghana Accra Dec. 27, 1974 – 1 Jan., 1975 13 8  Liberia
1979 II  Kenya Nairobi Dec. 29, 1978 – 8 Jan., 1979 14 10  Angola
1982  Zambia Lusaka Cancelled
2004 III  Nigeria Bauchi April 14 – 22 15 7
2006 IV  South Africa Tshwane July 1 – 8 16 1000 14  South Africa
2008 V  Uganda Kampala July 6 – 16 14 803 17  South Africa
2012 VI  Namibia Windhoek December 15 – 22 18 750 12  Egypt

See also

References

  1. ^ "All-Africa University Games". GBR Athletics. 1999–2005.

External links

  • Official website of FASU
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