Judo harvests 16 medals in Swaziland

Harvest of Medals: The Judo team won 16 medals in Swaziland
Harvest of Medals: The Judo team won 16 medals in Swaziland

The 15 member strong squad that Botswana sent to Swaziland for the Southern Africa Judo Championships has returned with a haul of 16 medals, more than triple the initial target of five.

The team overreached itself by plundering four gold, six silver and six bronze to leave coach, Kingsley Segokotlo elated. So accomplished was the performance that Segokotlo felt the team could have done better. “We did well, but could have done better.

Our athletes were not training daily because of the school exams. That affected our performance,” he said from Swaziland yesterday.

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