Karatekas harvest gold in Joburg

Harvest of gold: Local karatekas brought home 21 gold, eight silver and 29 bronze medals from South Africa. FILE PIC
Harvest of gold: Local karatekas brought home 21 gold, eight silver and 29 bronze medals from South Africa. FILE PIC

JOHANNESBURG: The Botswana karate team harvested 21gold medals in the City of Gold, Johannesburg during the 14th edition of the African Union Sports Council Region Five Karate Championships over the weekend.

Botswana finished second overall, behind South Africa; taking home 21gold, eight silver, as well as 29 bronze medals.

South Africa finished first at the four nation tournament. Ofentse Bakwadi, Thato Malunga, Titus Ponatshego, Maatlaone Thebeng, Thabang Setshogo, Katlego Tsenene, Khaya Groth, Tshwaragano Mahokole, Gomolemo Mabolokane, Onkemetse Chepete, Lenard Modise, Phillipo Revaka, Centy Kgosikoma, Michelle Motlhankana and Zhar Khan all walked away with gold medals.

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