• April 22nd, 2019
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Namibian Wrestlers impress in SA

Sport, Sports
Sport, Sports

Staff Reporter WINDHOEK - Namibian wrestlers aged between 15-years-old and above, competed fiercely in the two-day South African Wrestling Championships at the Durnacol Sports complex, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Over 600 wrestlers from hosts South Africa and Namibia competed for top honours, which saw Team Namibia walk away with an impressive 9 Gold, 7 Silver and 1 Bronze medals haul, while the coach was also rewarded with the Best Coach of Champions medal. The championships also formed part of the team’s preparation for the African Youth Games in Algiers, Algeria from the 19th of this month. The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare provided the traveling entourage with meals and accommodation while the Ministry of Sport, Youth and Culture availed transport across the Orange River. The final results reads as follows: Joseph Nyjamba – Gold – Greco Roman Asino Festus – Gold – Greco Roman Mervin Eixab – Silver – Greco Roman Salom Panduleni – Silver – Greco Roman Sylvester Valombola – Gold – Greco Roman Linus Katujanda – Silver – Greco Roman Devin Benhard – Gold – Greco Roman Romio Goliath – Gold – Greco Roman Martin Paulus – Silver – Greco Roman Kevin Vleermuis – Gold – Freestyle – Silver – Freestyle Rufino Andre – Gold – Greco Roman and Gold – Freestyle Lukas Thomas – Gold – Greco Roman Angula Shikongo – Silver – Greco Roman Jacobina Swartbooi – Silver – Freestyle Ricardo Tjingeo – Silver – Greco Roman Team Coach - Luis Forcelledo Paz – Coach of Champions medal
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2018-07-05 09:48:04 9 months ago

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