2018 African Championships in Athletics
The 21st African Championships in Athletics
was held in Asaba
from 1 to 5 August 2018 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium
. It was the second time that Nigeria hosted this competition.
† There was an error in the official results showing Ghizlane Siba as the winner. [https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/african-championships-asaba-final-day This article] and [https://www.facebook.com/AthleticsAfrica/photos/a.348144856062/10156359175501063/?type=3&theater this photo] show that the gold was actually won by Erika Nonhlanhla Seyama of Swaziland, followed by Hoda Hagras of Egypt and Ariyat Dibow of Ethiopia. The medal table was adjusted to show this correction. A different view with [http://www.caaweb.org/en/index.php/utiliser-joomla/utiliser-extensions/composants/composant-contenu/liste-categories/79-africaine-news/676-kenya-tops-asaba-2018-as-curtains-come-down-on-asaba this CAA
article] as well as [https://www.gettyimages.fi/detail/news-photo/moroccan-siba-ghizlane-jumps-high-to-win-gold-at-the-womens-news-photo/1011676868#moroccan-siba-ghizlane-jumps-high-to-win-gold-at-the-womens-high-jump-picture-id1011676868 this photo]