Chritine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi took part in their first major international competition at the Josef Odlozil Memorial competition in Prague, Czech Republic. Christine won the women 200m in a new Meet record time of 22.67 seconds and in the process setting a new Namibian record. Christine powered from behind to beat Gina Bass of Gambia and her compatriot Beatrice Masilingi into second and third place, at the finish line
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
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
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
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
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