All hail BAA success

Whenever international Athletics competition comes around, as Botswana we have hope that we will be in there competing for medals. Botswana athletics has come of age and has become our hope for medals and recognition around the world. This has surely not come about by chance but through planning, hard work and dedication.

While most sporting codes have been disappointing and rather off colour, the Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) remains one of the unsung heroes of sport in Botswana. The Association has over the years produced and developed world beaters who have gone on to represent Botswana with aplomb.

Botswana athletes continue to perform well at international competitions and this will augur well for the sport as more and more young prospects will look up to the likes of Nijel Amos and Isaak Makwala and would want to emulate them and see themselves competing at the highest level, representing their country.

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