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Para-athletes return from world championships in Japan

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A group of para-athletes, along with their delegates and guides, has returned from the World Para Athletics Championship held in Kobe, Japan.

 

Upon arrival, they paid a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Sport, where they were warmly received by the Deputy Minister Emma Kantema-Gaomas, Director of Sport Joan Manuel, and the Executive Director Mbumba Haitengela. 

The team celebrated notable successes at the global para championship in Kobe, Japan, securing two medals in the T11 400-meter events.

 

Namibia's Trio Nominated For Regional Annual Sport Awards

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Three Namibians were recently announced as nominees for the African Union Sport Council Region 5 Regional Annual Sport Awards (RASA).

Lahja Ishitile, Ananias Shikongo, and Coach Letu Hamhola will be vying for top honors at the regional awarding ceremony in the Sportswoman and Sportsman with a Disability categories, as well as Coach of the Year, respectively.

Team Namibia leaves for the Para World Championships in Japan with much hope

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A team of 25 Namibian delegates, comprising athletes, coaches, and guides, has travelled to Japan to take part in a qualifying event for the Paris Olympic Games.

The event starts on May 17th and runs until May 25th.

A group of 25 Paralympic athletes left last weekend to compete at the 11th edition of the World Championship, which serves as a qualifying platform for the Paralympics.

Over 1,000 athletes from more than one hundred nations are set to compete in 168 medal events taking place in Kobe, Japan.

Hamhola pleased with the high level of competition

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Athletics Coach Letu Hamhola said he is pleased with the level of competition at the NSSU national athletics event that concluded in the capital over the weekend.

The two-day event, held at the Independence Stadium, was used to select a track and field athletics team for future international participation.

The NSSU national athletics championships saw athletes in the age groups of under 13 and under 19 from all 14 regions competing against each other for bragging rights.

Khomas Schools Sport Region Holds Regional Athletics Meet

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The Khomas Schools Sport Region (KSSR) recently organized a regional athletics meet at the Independence Stadium. The participants, aged between 13 to 19, showcased their athletic prowess, with a Senior category also in the mix.

The primary objective of the event was to identify and select talented athletes who will have the honor to represent the region at the upcoming National Athletics Competition.