4 August 2015

Malawi: Athletes Shine At Winter Games

Malawian athletes that were representing the country at the just ended Winter Games in the United States of America (USA) have given the nation a reason to smile having grabbed 12 medals.

Malawi Special Olympic Committee sent an 18 member delegation to the World super power, the group comprises of 10 athletes whose participation in different games has gifted the nation with 7 gold medals, 3 silver medals, and two bronze medals, as Peter Mazunda, leader of Malawi special Olympics has confirmed.

This is the first time for Malawi to win such a high number of medals in a competition since the country started participating in such games.

Poor structures plus absence of adequate financial resources have been made a scapegoat towards the country's failure to leave a mark.

After a hard fought battle, all that awaits the athletes is a heroic welcome, back to their victory starved motherland as per unwritten custom. They have made remarkable history in as far as far as Malawi's participation in Olympic related games is concerned therefore the country cannot wait to offer them a meal fit for the gods.

On the other hand, the athletes' morale has been boosted as they await participation in next year's Olympic games due to be held in Rio De Jeneiro, Brazil.

In the last edition back in 2012 in London, United Kingdom, Malawi's name was nowhere to be heard among African representative due to early elimination of representatives.


Youths Threaten Journalists Covering Chaponda Corruption Case

Malawi's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) notorious youth cadets have warned journalists covering the case of l… Read more »

Copyright © 2015 Malawi24. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.