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Malawi received the bronze medal in soccer within the 1987 African Video games in Nairobi (Kenya).

Madagascar, Seychelles and Ethiopia boycotted the 1988 Olympics as a result of the Video games weren’t organized by the Democratic Individuals’s Republic of Korea (or North Korea ).

Cairo (Egypt) hosted the 1999 World Males’s Handball Championship. Last standings:



3.Yugoslavia (At the moment Serbia),











14.South Korea,








22.Saudi Arabia,



Ahmed Salah and Djama Robleh had been one of the best athletes in Djibouti. Salah received the Marathon World Cup two occasions (1985 and 1986).

The Montreal Olympic Video games weren’t boycotted by Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire.

Cape Verde is among the finest basketball groups in Africa. This nation -it is similar measurement as Rhode Island- received the medal bronze on the FIBA African Championship in 2007. Beneath the management of Antonio Moreira, Cape Verde additionally received the bronze medal on the 2006 Lusophony Video games in Macau (China).

Probably the most well-known sportspeople in Rwanda are: Epiphanie Nyirabarame (marathon), Dieudonne Disi (observe and area), Cyriagu Ndayikengurukiye (marathon), Claudette Mukasakindi (athletics) and Angeline Nyiransabimana (observe & area).

Malawi despatched Three feminine athletes to the 1972 Summer time Olympics in Germany. They competed in observe and area.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (former Zaire) completed in 10th place on the 1993 FIBA Beneath-19 World Championship for Girls.

Botswana received 2 gold medals on the 2008 African Observe and Discipline Championships in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). The champions had been Kabelo Kgosiemang (top-of-the-line excessive jumpers on this planet) and Amantle Montsho (sportswoman / 400m).

Liberia -the second black republic within the world- is the birthplace of George Weah, {one of the} biggest soccer gamers within the 20th century. George was one of the best soccer participant of the world-1995. Mockingly, Liberia has by no means certified for the FIFA World Cup and Olympic Video games.

The Kingdom of Swaziland despatched Eight sports activities individuals to the 1984 Summer time Olympics within the Los Angeles (USA). They competed in 4 sports activities (athletics, boxing, swimming, weightlifting).

Abdi Bile (Somalia) received the gold medal within the 1500m on the IAAF World Observe and Discipline Championship in 1987. Bile is among the symbols of Africa.

Fatmata Fofanah received the gold medal within the 100m hurdles on the 2008 African Championships. At the moment, she is one of the best feminine athlete in Guinea.

Mozambique -former Portuguese colony in Africa- received a bronze medal on the 2006 Commonwealth Video games in Melbourne (Australia).

Niger -one of the World’s poorest countries- despatched 4 athletes (boxers) to the 1972 Munich Olympic Video games.

The preferred sports activities in Burkina Faso -former Republic of Higher Volta- are soccer, athletics, judo and boxing.

The 1980 Moscow Olympics had been boycotted by the Kingdom of Morocco, Somalia, Mauritania, Niger, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire…

Zimbabwe -former Rhodesia- has had well-known sportspeople prior to now century: Nicolas Nyengerai (observe & area / African champion, 1995), Helen Volk (area hockey / Olympic gold medalist, 1980), Paula Newby-Fraser (triathlon / former world champion), Brian Dzingai (athletics), Sarah English (area hockey / Olympic gold medalist, 1980), Zephaniah Ncube (athletics), Ndaba Dube (boxing), Tendai Chimussa (marathon), Evan Stewart ( diving / he was top-of-the-line divers within the Third World ), Sonia Robertson (area hockey / Olympic gold medalist, 1980).

Diedonne Kwizera was one of the best Burundian athlete within the 1980s and early 1990s. Sadly, he was unable to compete within the Olympics as a result of Burundi was not a member of the Worldwide Olympic Committee ( IOC ). He studied on the College of Nebraska (United States).

Namibia despatched 6 athletes to the 1992 Summer time Olympics in Barcelona (Spain). They had been Lucktez Swartbooi, Frankie Fredericks (observe & area ), Harry Simon (boxing), Joel Lindemeier (aquatics), Frank Kayele Tuihaleni (athletic), Anja Dahl (swimming). Fredericks received two silver medals (100m, 200m).

Kaltouma Nadjima is one of the best sportspeople of Chad. She was born on November 16, 1976 in Bol ( Chad ).

Prime performances:

2004: African Championships-2nd 400m, third 200m

2002: African Championships-1st 400m ; IAAF World Cup-Fifth 400m ; Grand Prix Last-Fifth 400m

2001: IAAF World Championships-Fifth 400m; IAAF World Indoor Championships-4th 400m; Video games of La Francophonie-1st 200m.

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