Team Botswana settling well in Beijing

Ready for Beijing challenge: Team Botswana at last Friday's send- off ceremony. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Ready for Beijing challenge: Team Botswana at last Friday's send- off ceremony. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

After leaving the country on Sunday for the World Championships in Beijing China, Team Botswana yesterday started its training sessions ahead of the competition on Saturday.

The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) spokesperson, Roland Masalila told Mmegi Sport that the team arrived in China on Monday without any complications. “They have begun their training and they will have a morning and afternoon training sessions every day,” he said.  Masalila said they have not yet received the timetable for the races, but they are expecting it soon.

“Our team manager will share the timetable as soon as it becomes available and that’s when we will distribute it,” he said. He said he was working hand in hand with the team manager Olebogeng Oitebetse to give out all the necessary updates concerning the athletes.

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