Archive - Oct 4, 2010
Namibian gymnast, Robert Honiball has qualified for the final of the All Around Men's competition after finishing 23rd overall in the qualifying competition on Monday. He however failed to reach any of the apparatus finals.
Honiball finished 23rd overall to clinch a place amongst the top 24 gymnasts who will compete in the All Around Men's final. Honiball finished with a total score of 74.550.
Joshua Jefferis of Australia finished first overall with a score of 85.350, followed by Reiss Beckford of England on 84.550 and Luke Folwell of England on 84.350.
Tom Saintfiet finally announced his resignation on Friday 1 October as the coach of the Brave Warriors, ending weeks of speculation in both Namibian and Zimbabwean media
“I would like to inform you that I yesterday 1 October resigned as national team Coach of Namibia, and that I signed later in the evening for four years as national team coach of Zimbabwe,” Saintfiet said in an email.
The Namibian Under 13 boys cricket team finished third after winning seven out of their nine matches at the Peninsula Under 13 Pro20 Cricket Festival in Worcester and Bellville last week. The festival was won by Peninsula Academy.
They played six 20 over matches in Worcester from Monday to Wednesday and won five including the third place playoff and lost only one match against the Boland team.
On Thursday and Friday they played two 40 over matches in Bellville against the Peninsula Academy. They managed to beat the Academy’s Under 12 side but lost to the Under 13 side.
The Khomas Nampol Volleyball Club once again defended its league title in the 2010 Namibian National Men’s Volleyball League after beating silver medalists SKW in the final match of the league.
The KNVC team beat SKW by 3 sets to 1 (30:32, 25:22, 25:19, 27:25) at the Israel Patrick Iyambo Police College last Saturday, October 2.
Bjorn Bierbrauer won the Bike and Quad Clinic MX Championship Trophy at the Gallina Race track over the weekend.
Bierbrauer beat competitors, Brannigan Wise and Tommy Gous in the MX1 and MX2 Class. Wise and Gous were second and third respectively.
The King of the Dirt competition was also won by Bierbrauer ahead of Wise and Ruhan Gous. Main challenger, Tommy Gous was last after he fell in the first lap. His attempts to continue proved futile and he was forced to retire after six laps due to technical problems.