Botswana at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Botswana at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Botswana.svg
CGF codeBOT
CGABotswana National Olympic Committee
Websitebotswananoc.org
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors33 (16 men and 17 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Bayapo Ndori
Aratwa Kasemang
Flag bearer (closing)TBD
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

Botswana will compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022.[1] It will be Botswana's twelfth appearance at the Games.

A team of 36 athlete will represent Botswana, the largest ever team the country has sent to the Commonwealth Games.[2] However, only 33 athletes competed.

Bayapo Ndori and Aratwa Kasemang were the country's flagbearers during the opening ceremony.[3]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Leungo Scotch
Zibane Ngozi
Anthony Pesela
Bayapo Ndori
Keitumetse Maitseo
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay 7 August
 Bronze Lethabo Modukanele Boxing Women's Minimumweight 6 August

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 8 6 14
Boxing 2 3 5
Cycling 2 0 2
Judo 1 1 2
Lawn bowls 0 4 4
Squash 0 2 2
Swimming 2 1 3
Weightlifting 1 0 1
Total 16 17 33

Athletics

A squad of seventeen athletes was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Leungo Scotch 400 m 45.75 2 Q 46.33 3 Did not advance
Anthony Pesela 46.55 2 Q 47.63 7 Did not advance
Zibane Ngozi 46.34 1 Q 47.06 5 Did not advance
Tshepiso Masalela 800 m 1:49.12 5 Did not advance
Boitumelo Masilo 1:47.30 2 Q 1:49.35 8
Leungo Scotch
Zibane Ngozi
Anthony Pesela
Bayapo Ndori
Keitumetse Maitseo
4 × 400 m relay 3:05.11 1 Q 3:01.85 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Thapelo Monaiwa Long jump 7.65 11 q 7.37 12
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tsaone Sebele 100 m 11.52 3 Q 11.71 8 Did not advance
Oarabile Tshosa 11.40 2 Q 11.53 6 Did not advance
Christine Botlogetswe 400 m 54.60 6 Did not advance
Lydia Jele 53.24 4 q 55.09 8 Did not advance
Lydia Jele
Thomphang Basele
Motlatsi Rante
Christine Botlogetswe
4 × 400 m relay 3:41.14 7

Boxing

A squad of five boxers was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Rajab Mahommed Men's Flyweight  Ariffin (MAS)
W 5 - 0
 Macdonald (ENG)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance
George Molwantwa Men's Featherweight  Kyobe (UGA)
W 4 - 1
 Mukuka (NZL)
L 2 - 3
Did not advance
Lethabo Modukanele Women's Minimumweight  Pushpakumari (SRI)
W 4 - 0
 Resztan (ENG)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Keamogetse Kenosi Women's Featherweight  Maya (MAW)
W 5 - 0
 Walsh (NIR)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance
Aratwa Kasemang Women's Lightweight Bye  Ogunsemilore (NGR)
L RSC
Did not advance

Cycling

A squad of two cyclists was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Matlhogonolo Botlhole Road race DNF
Gontse Molefhe DNF
Matlhogonolo Botlhole Time trial 59:43.20 42

Mountain Biking

Athlete Event Time Rank
Gontse Molefhe Men’s cross-country LAP

Judo

A squad of two judoka was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final/BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tirelo Lekoko Men's -73 kg  Repiyallage (SRI)
L 00 - 10
Did not advance 9
Lauryn Pulamoeng Women's +78 kg  Kana (KEN)
L 00 - 01
Did not advance 9

Lawn bowls

A squad of four bowlers was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Marea Modutlwa
Tshenolo Moshokgo
Lesego Motladiile
Triples  Scotland (SCO)
L 5-25
 Wales (WAL)
D 16-16
 Cook Islands (COK)
L 13-15
4 Did not advance
Marea Modutlwa
Tshenolo Moshokgo
Boikhutso Mooketsi
Lesego Motladiile
Fours  Australia (AUS)
D 15-15
 Scotland (SCO)
W 21-11
 Fiji (FIJ)
L 16-17
2 Q  New Zealand (NZL)
L 13-17
Did not advance

Squash

A squad of two players was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Leungo Katse Women's singles  Chisenga (ZAM)
W 3 - 0
 King (NZL)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Naomi Phatsima  Haywood (BAR)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Leungo Katse
Naomi Phatsima
Women's doubles  West /
Pitcairn (CAY)
L 0 - 2
Did not advance

Swimming

A squad of three swimmers was confirmed as of 1 July 2022.[2]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Adrian Robinson 50 m freestyle 24.57 41 Did not advance
50 m breaststroke 28.96 23 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:03.13 17 Did not advance
James Freeman 100 m freestyle 51.37 25 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 1:50.62 21 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 3:57.56 15 Did not advance
1500 m freestyle Did not start Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maxine Egner 50 m freestyle 27.24 28 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 58.46 26 Did not advance

Weightlifting

One weightlifter qualified through his position in the IWF Commonwealth Ranking List (as of 9 March 2022).[4][5]

Athlete Event Weight lifted Total Rank
Snatch Clean & jerk
Kgotla Kgaswane Men's 55 kg 70 kg 101 kg 171 kg 9

References

  1. ^ Barker, Philip (9 December 2021). "Queen's Baton Relay visits South Africa, Botswana and St Helena". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Archived from the original on 9 December 2021. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "BIRMINGHAM 2022 - TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT". BNOC (Facebook). 1 July 2022. Retrieved 5 July 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Our Flag bearers at the Opening Ceremony left : Aratwa Kasemang [Boxing], right:Bayapo Ndori [Athletics]". www.facebook.com/. Botswana National Olympic Committee. 28 July 2022. Retrieved 30 July 2022.
  4. ^ IWF COMMONWEALTH RANKING LIST - 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES QUALIFYING (final) (PDF). IWF. 9 March 2022. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 March 2022. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  5. ^ Molebatsi, Sesha (22 March 2022). "Kgaswane qualifies for Commonwealth weightlifting games". WeekendPost. Archived from the original on 22 March 2022. Retrieved 22 March 2022.

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