List of Cameroonian records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Cameroon maintained by Cameroon’s national athletics federation: Fédération Camerounaise d’Athlétisme (FCA).

 

Outdoor

Key to tables  Awaiting ratification   Record not kept by FCA

ht = hand timing
A = affected by altitude
OT = oversized track (> 200m in circumference)

 

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.14 (+1.8 m/s) Idrissa Adam 12 September 2011 All-Africa Games Mozambique Maputo, Mozambique [1]
200 m 20.31 A (+0.8 m/s) Joseph Batangdon 17 September 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
20.31 (+0.2 m/s) 14 July 2000 African Championships Algeria Algiers, Algeria
20.31 (+1.2 m/s) 7 August 2001 World Championships Canada EdmontonCanada [2]
400 m 46.34 Emmanuel Bitanga 29 March 1980 Ivory Coast Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
800 m 1:48.6 Paulin Nyatchou 9 June 2001 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
1500 m 3:49.7 (ht) Pierre Foka 7 June 1997 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
3000 m 8:19.82 Pierre Foka 20 July 1999 France Saint-Maur, France
5000 m 14:18.4 (ht) Adamou Aboubakar 15 July 1995 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
10000 m 30:07.3 Pierre Foka 26 August 1995 Cameroon YaoundéCameroon
Half marathon 1:05:49 Aboubakar Adamou 7 October 2001 Bristol Half Marathon United Kingdom BristolUnited Kingdom
Marathon 2:18:35 Paul Kuete 8 December 1993 Italy PalermoItaly
110 m hurdles 14.31 Francis Kaméni 23 June 1990 France Bron, France
400 m hurdles 51.89 Emmanuel Youmékoué Touko 24 July 2005 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
3000 m steeplechase 9:16.19 Esau Ade Nji 15 January 1973 All-Africa Games Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
High jump 2.28 m Fernand Djouméssi 19 June 2014 18th High Jump Meet Germany Bühl, Germany [3]
Pole vault 4.60 m David Williams Nzodom Djozing 4 October 2015 France Tourcoing, France
Long jump 7.88 m Frédéric Ebong Salle 10 June 1990 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Triple jump 17.14 (+0.8 m/s) Hugo Mamba Schlick 12 October 2010 Commonwealth Games India New Delhi, India [4][5]
Shot put 17.07 m Quentin Soné Ehawa 18 May 1997 France Aulnay-sous-Bois, France
Discus throw 53.08 m Pierre Ndongo 17 October 1997 France Le Plessis-Robinson, France
Hammer throw 45.14 m Jean-David Franz 24 April 2005 France Obernai, France
Javelin throw 62.98 m Claude Chamaken 11 June 2017 CAA Meet Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon [6]
Decathlon 6258 pts Ernest Tché Noubossi 11–12 August 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
10.90 (100 m), 6.21 m (long jump), 13.88 m (shot put), 1.80 m (high jump), 48.68 (400 m) /
17.05 (110 m hurdles), 28.72 m (discus), 2.80 m (pole vault), 49.20 m (javelin), 4:57.36 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:32:17 Gabriel Ngnintedem 30 July 2006 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
50 km walk (road) 5:05:51 Daniel Foudjem Ngano 14 May 2006 World Race Walking Cup Spain La Coruña, Spain
4×100 m relay 39.25  Cameroon
Jean-Francis Ngapout
Serge Bengono
Joseph Batangdon
Claude Toukene
28 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
4×400 m relay 3:11.9 (ht) D. W. Afabaga
M. Moualal
D. Nyamjua
N. Tetndap
25 March 2017 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.98 (+0.6 m/s) Myriam Léonie Mani 11 June 2001 Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria Greece Athens, Greece
200 m 22.41 (+0.2 m/s) Myriam Léonie Mani 21 May 2000 France Kourou, France
400 m 50.69 Mireille Nguimgo 13 August 2000 Switzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
800 m 2:03.9 Stéphanie Zanga 9 June 2001 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
1500 m 4:13.57 Florence Djépé 3 July 2003 France Bron, France
3000 m 9:15.43 Florence Djepe 25 May 2002 Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
5000 m 16:31.08 Thérèse Ngono Etoundi 5 October 2009 Lebanon BeirutLebanon
10000 m 36:47.3 Tatou Tchinda 31 May 2010 Cameroon YaoundéCameroon
Marathon 2:58:47 Immaculate Tari Wirngo 21 April 2008 Boston Marathon United States BostonUnited States
100 m hurdles 13.41 Carole Kaboud Mebam 2 July 2008 France StrasbourgFrance
400 m hurdles 56.03 Carole Kaboud Mebam 5 July 2008 France ChambéryFrance
3000 m steeplechase
High jump 1.80 m Cécile Ngambi 24 July 1980 Olympic Games Soviet Union MoscowSoviet Union
Lolita Nack 16 June 1996 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
Pole vault 2.60 m Manuela Cancade 16 June 2013 France Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Long jump 6.55 (+1.3 m/s) Françoise Mbango Etone 16 September 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Triple jump 15.39 (+0.5 m/s) Françoise Mbango Etone 17 August 2008 Olympic Games China Beijing, China [7]
Shot put 18.37 m Auriol Dongmo Mekemnang 3 June 2017 Grande Premio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo Brazil São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil [8]
Discus throw 53.54 m Marie-Francine Mvoto Abeng 30 June 2013 France Maisons-Laffitte, France
Hammer throw 67.42 m Georgina Toth[9] 18 July 2008 United States Flagstaff, United States
Javelin throw 49.10 m Monique Djikada 1 July 2000 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
Heptathlon 5360 pts Antoinette Djimou [10] 25–26 July 2003 France Narbonne, France
14.18 (100 m hurdles), 1.63 m (high jump), 12.01 m (shot put), 25.45 (200 m) / 5.82 m (long jump), 40.12 m (javelin), 2:32.41 (800 m)
5817 pts # Anaelle Nyabeu Djapa 24–25 May 2014 Meeting Arona Spain Arona, Spain [11]
13.64 (-0.5 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.65 m (high jump), 13.79 m (shot put), 25.31 (0.0 m/s) (200 m) /
5.78 m (-0.9 m/s) (long jump), 41.86 m (javelin), 2:16.81 (800 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:57:46 Anne Hortense Ebéna 2 November 1999 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon
4×100 m relay 44.58  Cameroon
Myriam Léonie Mani
Georgette Nkoma
Edwige Abena Fouda
Sylvie Mballa Eloundou
21 July 1996 United States Marietta, United States
4×400 m relay 3:27.08  Cameroon
Mireille Nguimgo
Carole Kaboud Mebam
Delphine Atangana
Hortense Bewouda
31 August 2003 World Championships France Saint-Denis, France [12]

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.67 Emmanuel Ngom-Priso 17 February 2007 France AubièreFrance
23 February 2007 France ParisFrance
200 m 20.47 Joseph Batangdon 2 March 2003 France Aubière, France
400 m 48.91 Emmanuel Bitanga 1988 France France
48.7 (ht) 6 February 1988 France Paris, France
800 m 2:08.81 Kah Batupe 18 March 2010 Nuorisohallikisat Finland Helsinki, Finland [13]
1500 m
3000 m 8:51.28 Stanislas Talontsi 9 February 2008 Italy Padova, Italy
60 m hurdles 8.29 Uriel Dissi Tchawo 31 January 2016 France Lyon, France
High jump 2.25 m Fernand Djoumessi 23 February 2014 France Bordeaux, France
Pole vault 4.17 m David Williams Nzodom Djozing 2 February 2014 France Lille, France
Long jump 7.81 m Fred Salle 20 February 1988 United States Boston, United States
Triple jump 16.28 m Hugo Mamba-Schlick 14 February 2012 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France [14]
Shot put 16.81 m Quentin Soné Ehawa 25 January 1998 France Paris, France
Heptathlon
(60 m)(long jump)(shot put)(high jump) / (60 m hurdles)(pole vault)(1000 m)
5000 m walk
4×400 m relay

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 7.18 Myriam Léonie Mani 30 January 2000 Germany Dortmund, Germany
200 m 23.37 Myriam Léonie Mani 11 February 2000 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium
23.34 OT Myriam Léonie Mani 29 January 1999 United States Johnson City, United States
400 m 52.62 Mireille Nguimgo 2 March 2003 France Aubière, France
800 m 2:16.32 Florence Djépé 6 December 2003 France Eaubonne, France
1500 m 4:21.78 Florence Djépé 1 March 2003 France Aubière, France
3000 m 11:19.44 Marie-Mado Amana Assanga 29 November 2015 France Nogent-sur-Oise, France [15]
60 m hurdles 8.34 Carole Kaboud Mebam 19 January 2008 Luxembourg Luxembourg, Luxembourg
400 m hurdles 1:01.04 Carole Kaboud Mebam 12 February 2012 Meeting National France Val-de-Reuil, France [16]
High jump 1.69 m Antoinette Djimou 14 December 2002 France Paris, France
Pole vault 2.40 m Manuella Cancade 30 November 2013 France Lyon, France
Long jump 6.13 m Françoise Mbango Etone 1 February 2003 France Mondeville, France
Triple jump 14.88 m Françoise Mbango Etone 15 March 2003 World Championships United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
Shot put 15.40 m Carine Mekam 31 January 2015 France Amilly, France
Pentathlon 4151 pts Anaelle Nyabeu Djapa 23 February 2014 French Championships France Bordeaux, France [17]
8.45 (60 m hurdles), 1.64 m (high jump), 13.79 m (shot put), 5.82 m (long jump), 2:24.39 (800 m)
3000 m walk
4×400 m relay