Nthompe, resilient marathon soldier

On the road: Nthompe
On the road: Nthompe

Revered Kenyan long-distance runner, Eliud Kipchoge once quipped, “only the disciplined ones in life are free. If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and your passions”.

This is a quote that aptly sums up the life of local marathon runner, Godiraone Nthompe. Whenever there is a marathon in Botswana, Nthompe’s name is always amongst the top five winners.

His recent achievement was a third-place finish at the 2022 Diacore Marathon 42.2km race where he recorded a time of 2:18:18.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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