Christine Mboma Wins BBC African Sports Personality of the Year Award

Christine Mboma Wins BBC African Sports Personality of the Year Award

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Christine Mboma has been crowned as the BBC African Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2021. She becomes the first female ever to win the BBC African Sports Personality of the Year awards in history. Christine Mboma wins BBC African Sports Personality of the Year Award.

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The Namibian sprinter Christine Mboma has been voted the BBC African Sports Personality of the Year for 2021, saw off Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Faith Kipyegon, South African para-athlete Ntando Mahlangu, Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy and South African Swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker to win the award.

The 18 year-old Namibian made herself proud in the 2021 season after winning Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Silver Medal, Diamond League Winner, World Athletics Tour Gold,  World U20Cchampion.

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Records in 2021

She also sets a National Record, World U20 Record,  African Record.  She expressed her happiness and dedicated the award to all Namibians.

“I dedicate this award to all Namibians. This is a reward for all the hard work I have done”, says Christine Mboma.

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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