BOTSWANA’S TOP ATHLETE KARABO SIBANDA BACK IN ACTION, AFTER 2 Years OF INJURIES

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Botswana celebrated athletic star, karabo Sibanda has made the Botswana Top Relays squad.

Karabo Sibanda has been included in the Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) Relay team that, would compete at the  Silesia World Athletics Relays 2021, Poland which are to take place from the 1st- 2nd May 2021.

β€œThe team left for Pretoria, South Africa where they are to process their VISAs,  as well as train at the High Performance Centre (HPC) on the remaining days, awaiting their departure for Poland” confirmed Botswana Athletics Association

Sibanda last represented the country at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and has suffered from injuries since.

In 2016, Sibanda shocked the nation during the Olympic Games by being the youngest Motswana to make it to the 400m final at the age of 18.

At the finals, Sibanda shared the track with astute and experienced athletes and his name will be forever engraved in the athletics history books since he was part of the race when South Africa Wayde Van Niekerk smashed the World Record with a time of 43.03. Sibanda finished on position five with a time of 44.25.

In 2014, he rose to the World of athletics ladder during the African Youth Games in Gaborone when he won a gold medal with a time of 46.77.

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