BAA await explanation on flag gaffe

Flag issues: Karabo Sibanda was part of the 4X 400m that swept the gold in Ethiopia
Flag issues: Karabo Sibanda was part of the 4X 400m that swept the gold in Ethiopia

Following Sunday’s embarrassing gaffe, which saw the Botswana junior 4 x 400m relay team without a flag after their victory, the Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) says it is waiting for an explanation from the team manager, Glody Dube.

After powering to gold in the Africa Junior Championships, which ended in Ethiopia on Sunday, the junior team did the victory lap without a national flag.

The team won the race in 3:11:00, but their moment of glory suffered a knock when they failed to get a flag for their victory lap.

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