Category archives for: swimming

Swimming prodigy dubbed Zimbabwe’s next Kirsty Coventry

Yorina Mugadhi a female student at Murray MacDougall Primary School in Triangle, Chiredzi, Zimbabwe, photo by Walter Mafeking, CAJ News

from WALTER MAFEKING in Triangle, Zimbabwe TRIANGLE, (CAJ News) – A ten-year-old schoolgirl from southeastern Zimbabwe in the Lowveld could be the country’s next swimming sensation. Yorina Mugadhi, the budding star, has set her sights on representing her country in the global stage, buoyed by her impressive exploits in local competitions, most prominently the Zimbabwe […]

Hosts Namibia dominate regional swimming tourney

Namibia flag

from AFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – NAMIBIA has restated its emergence as a swimming powerhouse by securing the most medals to date at the African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV Junior Championships it is hosting. Ahead of the conclusion of the regional tournament on Wednesday the Namibians had secured 68 medals, three ahead of close rivals South Africa. Namibia’s haul […]

SA flies Africa flag highest at Commonwealth Games

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has underlined its status as the continent’s sporting powerhouse with an impressive showing at the just ended Commonwealth Games held in Australia. The continent’s number one sporting nation collected 37 medals to finish sixth out of 71 participating nations. South Africa clinched 13 gold, 11 silver […]

Zambia surpasses SA as swimming powerhouse

from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – ZAMBIA has secured a phenomenal 82 medals to win the African Swimming Confederation regional championships held in Malawi. The Zambians showed favourites South Africa a clean pair of fins as the latter amassed 55 medals, two more than Mauritius, who finished third in the 13-country […]

Swimming gala off to Zambian surprise in Malawi

From MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – ZAMBIA have taken an early lead at African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV Junior Swimming Championships in neighbouring Malawi. The Zambian youngsters have 18 medals from the event that began in the capital Lilongwe. The haul consists of six gold, five silver and seven bronze […]

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