Thursday, 30 April 2015

Nishimwe, Iribagiza shine at Africa Youth Championships

Nishimwe, Iribagiza shine at Africa Youth ChampionshipsRwanda Athletics Federation has commended athletes Beatha Nishimwe and Honorine Iribagiza who won gold and bronze medals respectively at the Africa Youth Athletics Championships which was held from April 23-26 at Maryse Justin Stadium in Mauritius.

According to the RAF technical director, Jean Pierre Ndacyayisenga the youngsters made the country proud and they are going to prepare them well for the IAAF World Youth Athletics Championships scheduled for July 15-19 in Cali, Columbia.

“These youngsters gave everything to achieve this, and we are happy for them, they have made the country proud. We are going to prepare them as best as we can for future competitions,” an evidently excited Ndacyayisenga told Times Sport on Monday.

He added, “Their performance shows that they have a bright future, and we want to congratulate them for their effort, now our task is to prepare them for the World Youth Athletics Championships.” Read More...


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