Zimbabwe’s top available sprinters have left for the World Athletics Relay Championship. Silesia, Poland will host this year’s edition of the prestigious relay competition.
The squad of five athletes will be eyeing to seal Olympic tickets as well as medals at the two-day global showdown. Our sprinters qualified for the World Relays Championships after they sprinted to victory at the All-Comers Meet in Zambia last month.
Team Zimbabwe comprises Rodwell Ndlovu, Ngoni Makusha, Makanaishe Charamba, Dickson Kamungeremu, and Itayi Vambe will be participating in the 4×100m relay team event.
At the last World Relays Championships in Yokohama, Japan, Zimbabwe charges encountered numerous errors that resulted in disqualification for curb violation and baton exchange errors.
“We expect very good performance even though we operated in the backdrop of a pandemic,” said Tinago.
Tinago said a lot is at stake for the team as they will be looking to hit the qualifying standard for the Olympics 4×100m. David Tinago the national team head coach highlighted that they will be going to the World Relay Championship ranked 17 in the world. Previously the team was ranked 22nd.