Majama qualifies for World Under-20 Championships

Collen Kebinatshipi
Collen Kebinatshipi

The Debswana Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) National Championships held over the past weekendk lived up to expectations smashing national records and attaining a qualification for World Under-20 Championships.

The biggest let down, however, was that local athletes fell short in booking their flight tickets to the much-anticipated Paris 2024 Olympics billed for July. The BAA had hoped more athletes would qualify for the prestigious competition especially women as they are yet to secure a spot in the Olympics.

Despite falling short in qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics, rising starlet in the track, Sethunya Majama, sailed through to book her flight under a 200m ticket to World Under-20 Championships, which are set to be held in Lima, Peru. The competition is billed for August 2024 shortly after the Paris 2024 Olympics.

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