Archive - Mar 5, 2012
Frank Puriza and Globine Mayova gave a good account of themselves at the Yellow Pages Interprovincial Athletics Championships in Bellville, Cape Town on Saturday.
Competing against some of South Africa’s top athletes the two Namibians both won their heats.
Puriza won the first heat in the men’s 200m sprint in a time of 22,14 seconds, beating Ashford Motshau into second place in a time of 22,32 seconds. Puriza and Glenwill Lewis who won the second heat in the same time, posted the fastest times of the four heats.
Namibian national men and women’s archery teams have been selected to compete at the ninth Africa Archery Championships which take place in Morocco from March 11 to 16.
The Archery Association of Namibia nominated a men’s compound and women’s compound team, according to the AAN rankings which were based on 50m scores over the past 12 months.
The men’s team consists of Francois Marais, with a weighted score of 342,25, Louw Nel with a score of 334,85 and Lesley Page with a score of 331,35.
Rugby in Namibia took the first steps towards normalisation on Saturday when Bradley Basson was elected unopposed as the president of the Namibia Rugby Union at its annual general meeting in Windhoek.
Danie Strauss, who headed the interim committee, following the resignation of the previous executive committee, was also elected unopposed as the vice president.