Taekwondo breaks Botswana's medal duck

Medalist: Kula bagged a bronze medal
Medalist: Kula bagged a bronze medal

Taekwondo became the first sporting code to win a medal for Botswana at the ongoing African Games in Morocco after Karabo Kula bagged a bronze in the women’s 46kg category.

The 16-year-old Kula came from behind to win against her seasoned opponent from Tunisia. Taekwando instructor, Gladys Njoroge told Mmegi Sport yesterday that the achievement emanates from hard work and patience.

Taekwondo went to the Games as an underdog and were competing for only the second time.

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