Tebogo’s irresistible touch to spur teammates in Budapest


Botswana and the continent continue to celebrate Letsile Tebogo's rare feat, where he became the first African to win a silver medal in the 100m at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

However, amid the euphoria, there is still some work to be done by Tebogo and his team mates representing the country in Hungary. The win will without a doubt, serve as a motivation for other team members and Tebogo as he prepares for the 200m race, where another medal beckons. The men’s 400m semi-finals and 800m heats get underway tomorrow evening.

Tebogo made history during the Sunday 100m showdown, finishing behind Noah Lyles like a steam train to claim Botswana’s first medal in Budapest. Tebogo, who is also Africa record holder in 200m, attacked the finish line in 9.88s.

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