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Mboma wins Namibia’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

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WINDHOEK, 03 AUG (NAMPA) – Eighteen-year-old sprinter, Christine Mboma, became the first Namibian female to win a medal at the Olympics when she finished second in the 200 metre (m) final in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday.
Since competing at the country’s first Olympics in 1992 in Barcelona, only Frank Fredericks has won silverware at the games for Namibia, earning his last medal in 1996 at the Atlanta Olympic Games.
Mboma came from behind to finish second in a time of 21.81 seconds in the 200m women’s ...