Letsile Tebogo’s mother passes on

Letsile Tebogo giving his mother a hug after finishing first in the 200m race during the FNB Golden Grand. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Letsile Tebogo giving his mother a hug after finishing first in the 200m race during the FNB Golden Grand. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Sprint sensation Letsile Tebogo’s mother, Seratiwa Tebogo has passed on.

According to a source, she had not been well for some time before her passing on Sunday morning at Gaborone Private Hospital. Reached for comment the family spokesperson told The Monitor as of yesterday (Sunday), the family was working on a statement to share with the media. Tebogo is currently participating at the Grand Prix in Los Angeles, USA. Tebogo scooped Sports Person of the Year and Sports Man of the Year at the 43rd Botswana National Sport Council awards held on Saturday.

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