Lesotho at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Lesotho at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Lesotho.svg
CGF codeLES
CGALesotho National Olympic Committee
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in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors21 (15 men and 6 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Lerato Sechele
Tumelo Makae
Flag bearer (closing)Moroke Mokhotho
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

Lesotho is scheduled to compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022.[1] This will be Lesotho's 12th appearance at the Commonwealth Games.

Lesotho's team consisted of 21 athletes (15 men and six women) competing in four sports.[2] Lerato Sechele and Tumelo Makae were the country's flagbearers during the opening ceremony, while Moroke Mokhotho was the closing ceremony flagbearer.[3]

Competitors

The Lesotho team is scheduled to consist of 21 athletes.[1]

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 5 6 11
Boxing 5 0 5
Cycling 4 0 4
Weightlifting 1 0 1
Total 15 6 21

Athletics

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mojela Koneshe 100 m 10.46 4 Did not advance
Tebello Ramakongoana 5000 m 14:54.62 17
Tsepo Mathibelle Marathon 2:38:52 17
Motlokoa Nkhabutlane Did not finish
Lebenya Nkoka 2:32:52 15
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Manqabang Tsibela 800 m 2:13.34 6 Did not advance
1500 m 4:40.01 7 Did not advance
Mathakane Letsie 5000 m 17:25.32 21
Neheng Khatala 10,000 m 33:27.35 12
Mathakane Letsie 36:50.62 13
Mokulubete Makatisi Marathon 2:36:05 8
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Lerato Sechele Triple jump 12.57 12
Litsitso Khotlele Discus throw F44/64 24.07 9

Boxing

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Retselisitsoe Kolobe Flyweight  Dodd (WAL)
L RSC
Did not advance
Phomolo Lengola Bantamweight  H-Allan (WAL)
L 1 - 4
Did not advance
Moroke Mokhotho Featherweight  Hussain (PAK)
L RSC
Did not advance
Qhobosheane Mohlerepe Light welterweight  Atmatzidis (CYP)
W 5 - 0
 Sanford (CAN)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance
Arena Pakela Light middleweight  Ssenyange (UGA)
W 4 - 1
 Walsh (NIR)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance

Cycling

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Teboho Khantsi Road race DNF
Kabelo Makatile DNF

Mountain Biking

Athlete Event Time Rank
Tumelo Makae Men’s cross-country LAP
Phetetso Monese LAP

Weightlifting

Athlete Event Weight Lifted Total Rank
Snatch Clean & jerk
Nkhahle Sebota Men's -61 kg 80 106 186 8

References

  1. ^ a b Palmer, Dan (18 May 2022). "Lesotho targets training at altitude before Birmingham 2022". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Archived from the original on 18 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Marathoner opts for shorter races at Commonwealth Games". Newsday. Maseru, Lesotho. 22 July 2022. Retrieved 22 July 2022. The team comprises 21 athletes made of six females and 15 males.
  3. ^ "#teamlesotho🇱🇸 Commonwealth Games updates!! #triplejumper Lerato Sechele and top MBT #cyclist Tumelo Makae have been named joint flag bearers for the team during the Opening Ceremony of the #B2022 Commonwealth Games". www.facebook.com/. Lesotho National Olympic Committee. 28 July 2022. Retrieved 28 July 2022.

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