AN Grand Prix Leg 2 cancelled

The Athletics Namibia Grand Prix Leg 2 which was scheduled to take place on 20 March 2021 at the Rietfontein National Youth Service Centre was called off due COVID-19 cases reported at the centre. Athletics Namibia was briefed of the situation at the centre late Thursday afternoon and in the interest of the health of all involved called off the event. A new date will be determined for the Rietfontein

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All set for the first AN Grand Prix Leg1 in Swakopmund

The first leg of the AN Grand Prix Leg 1, in 2021, will take place tomorrow 13 March 2021, at the Vineta Stadium, Swakopmund. The response from the athletics club has been excellent and fireworks are expected in the various events on offer. The competition will kick-off at 10h00 and the link to follow will be made available. In line with the COVID-19 Regulations, the event is closed to the

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Beatrice equals the national record in the girls 100m at the MTC National Youth Games in Rientfontein during day 1.

Beatrice Masilingi gave excellent performance at the MTC National Youth Games currently under way in Rientfontein. She clocked 11.38 seconds in the 100m, while she also ran an excellent time in the girls 400m of 51.07seconds. Silver Tuane also had an excellent day in the girls shot put, throwing a new Namibia National Record of 14.56m, which is just a few milimeters of the World Youth qualification standards. Action will

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Martha Emvula new Secretary General of Athletics Namibia

Martha Emvula has been elected as Athletics Namibia Secretary General at the annual Congress of Athletics Namibia on 28 November 2020. This follows the resignation of Madeleine Kotze due to personal reasons. Athletics Namibia is thankful to Madeleine who has done a tremendous job in improving the administration and communication of Athletics Namibia since taking over the reigns of SG at the end of 2017. Madeleine has done sterling work

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Athletics Namibia successfully hosts the 2020 National Track & Field Championships

The Independence Stadium in Olympia in Windhoek was treated to very exciting athletics duels in various events. The event was well organised and on time. According to Athletics Namibia president, Mr Erwin Naimhwaka, the most exciting thing about the Championships was that the youth and junior athletes did exceptionally well. In his view this holds promise and exciting future for athletics in Namibia. He thanked the organisers, the sponsor, Namibia

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AN resumes with athletics activities

Athletics Namibia is resuming with its activities. This is after the athletics events were halted and postponed due to Covid 19 state of emergency regulations. There are still 3 track and field events to go.  AN Grand prix leg 4 will be on the 31 October at Independence Stadium in  Windhoek. Grand prix leg 5 will take place in Oshakati on 07th November.  AN senior National track and  field championship

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Athletics Namibia suspends events and competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Athletics Namibia has suspended all athletics events for duration of 30 days as declared by the Government and Namibia Sports Commission. In line with the national efforts to prevent and minimise the COVID-19 virus infections, Athletics Namibia has decided to follow suit and suspend all athletics events for the period declared by the Government of 30 days. Activities are expected to resume after this period on the advise of the

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Crystal Gold sponsors the 3rd leg of the National Athletics Ranking Series in Swakopmund this coming weekend

Competition is expected to heat up when Namibian athletes converge in Swakopmund on the 7th March 2020 for an opportunity to record performances that can place them at the top of the men and women rankings. Movements are expected on the top rankings as more athletes are expected to turn for the Crystal Gold sponsored leg of the Ranking Series. Athletics Namibia is thankful to Crystal Gold for coming on

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Athletics Namibia elects a new leadership

Athletics Namibia held a Special Congress yesterday 29 February 2020 at the Arebbusch Travel Lodge, which elected a new leadership to lead the federation until 2024. The Special Congress was convened following a resolution of the Annual Congress on the 16th November 2019, where the Constitution was amended to make Athletics Namibia leadership structure leaner. The streamlined structure is intended to make Athletics Namibia more efficient and focused on the

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Leg 2 of the Coca Cola Regional Club Challenge delivers exciting competitions

Despite rainy conditions athletes from across Namibia turned up to try and compete their way up the Athletics Namibia rankings. Once more the Otjiwarongo leg of the series proved its popularity with spectators turning up in large numbers to enjoy the actions that were on offer. The athletes did not disappoint, with Mahmad Bock of the University of Namibia Athletics Club dominating the winning the 100m and 200m sprints, while

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