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Riaan Steyn, the President of the Namibia Aquatics Sports Federation, expressed his satisfaction with the performance of the Junior Aquatics team at the 15th Africa Junior Swimming and Open Water Championships held in Mauritius.

Throughout the six-day championship, the Junior Swimmers achieved a mix of results, but they still managed to secure three bronze medals for Namibia.

In the 14-18 age category, Jessica Humphrey showcased her talent and won bronze in the Women's 200m backstroke event.

Carissa Steyn added to the medal count by claiming bronze in the 5km Open Water Swim for the 16-17 age group of women.

Nico Esslinger also made a notable achievement, securing a bronze medal in the 5km Open Water Swim for the 18-year-old men's category.

Riaan Steyn, the President of the Namibia Aquatics Sports Federation, commended the swimmers for their resilience and performance in the face of tough competition.

The federation is delighted with their efforts and the way they represented Namibia on the international stage.

Looking ahead, the swimmers' next assignments include the Long Course Gala in February, which will take place in Windhoek, Namibia.

Additionally, they will participate in the World Aquatics Championships in Dubai, where they will have the opportunity to compete against top athletes from around the globe.

The federation has high hopes for their continued success and is confident in their abilities to make a mark at these upcoming events.

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Wesley Vries