The Coca Cola Regional Club Challenge Serie will start this weekend, with its first leg at Otjiwarongo on Saturday 23 February 2019. Athletes can claim a share of the grand prize of N$50 000, if they achieve performances that rank in the top 10 at the end of the serie, with performances that achieve at least a minimum of 1000 score on the IAAF Scoring Table, in any event. Athletes
Local musician Carlos Locos also took time to test his fitness at the cross country National championships
Local musician Carlos Locos also made time to take part in the 2019 National Cross Country to test himself and his fitness against Namibia’s best. He took part in the 10km race. Carlos is a fitness fanatic and uses running to keep fit and healthy.
Thomas Shighwedha of the NAMPOL Athletics Club and Tangi Malundu of the UNAM Athletics Club both from the Khomas Region, were crowned Snr men and Snr women 2019 National Cross Country Champions, respectively. Thomas was pushed throughout the race by Kefas Kondjashili exchanging the lead at various intervals. Jeremia Shaliaxue was third. The UNAM Athletics Club of the Khomas Region made a clean sweep of the medals in the Snr
Exciting action at the National Cross Country Championships, which kicked-off this morning at Otjiwarongo. There was a lot of interest from the development groups, with action garole among the u/13 boys girls 2km races.
Vice president of Athletics Namibia, Mr Johannes Shekutamba Mathew was laid to rest at his home village of Okakekete village, Anamulenge consistency in Omusati Region on the 31 January 2019. Many from across the country went to pay their last respect. Among those that paid their homage were former Namibian sprinter Mr Frank Frederick, Athletics Namibia president Mr Erwin Naimhwaka, Deputy Minister of Finance Mr Natangwe Ithete, the Executive Chairperson
It is with sadness that we learned of the passing of a dedicated cadre of the Athletics Namibia family, Mr Johannes Shekutamba Mathew, at the Oshakati State Hospital on the 24 January 2019. Mr Mathew was vice president of Athletics Namibia, member the executive board and council of Athletics Namibia until his untimely death. He was very passionate about athletics and helping the youth and was fundamental in ensuring the Northern part
Team Namibia arrived in London on Tuesday. The team is housed at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel and with four days to go, the team is all focused on the awaiting job on Sunday.
Helalia Johannes, Beata Naigambo, Lavinia Haitobe, Reonard Nampala and Paulus Iyambo leave today for the IAAF World Championships, which will take place in London from the 4th August 2017. The five athletes will take part in the marathon on the 6th August 2017.
Ryan Williams set a new Namibian national record in the Discus for men at CAA-SR Senior Championships that took place in Harare from the 09 -10 June 2017. Ryan achieved a distance of 45.95m and improved on Hansie Booysen record of 45.74 that was set in 1991. The men’s 4x400m as well as the women’s 4x100m also set new Namibian records at the Championships. The Namibian team of 23 athletes, generally