Gold haul for swimming team

Happy moment: The swimming team that won 23 medals in Namibia
Happy moment: The swimming team that won 23 medals in Namibia

Botswana's swimming team that participated in a recent competition in Namibia returned home with a haul of 23 medals, 10 of which were gold. The team was invited to the Namibia Swimming Federation gala, which was used as a development tour.

The team won 23 medals, 10 gold, five silver and eight bronze. Amaru Ditlhogo (1,500m freestyle), Rayhan Khonat (400m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 100m freestyle, and 50m freestyle), Ji-Eun Chang (50m breaststroke), Yun-Suh Chang (50m breaststroke), Larona Matenge (50m breaststroke), Ji-Eun Chang (100m breaststroke) and Mmusi Matthews (50m freestyle) were the gold medal winners.

Silver medals went to Kutlo Kesiilwe (400m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 50m freestyle), Kyra Harry (100m freestyle and 50m freestyle.) Khonat (50m breaststroke), Preston Caple (50m breaststroke), Kyra Harry (100m fly style), Gaamangwe Junior Keitsile (100m fly style and 50m fly style), Yun-Suh Chang (100m breaststroke), Matthews (100m breaststroke) and Caple in the 50m freestyle, returned home with the bronze medals. The team's coach, Solomon Mpusetsang told Mmegi Sport that he was impressed by the performance of the team.

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