Malawi at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Malawi at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Malawi.svg
CGF codeMAW
CGAMalawi Olympic Committee
Websitemoc.org.mw
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors22 (6 men and 16 women) in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1962)

Malawi will compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022.[1] Having made its Games debut in 1970, it will be Malawi's fourteenth appearance to date.

Competitors

Malawi's team consisted of 22 athletes competing in five sports.[2]

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 2 1 3
Boxing 2 1 3
Judo 1 1 2
Netball 12 12
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 6 16 22

Athletics

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Stern Liffa 100 m 10.49 3 Did not advance
200 m 21.43 5 Did not advance
Farook Mponda 200 m 22.61 7 Did not advance
400 m 49.12 7 Did not advance
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Asimenye Simwaka 200 m 23.28 3 Q 23.59 5 Did not advance
400 m 52.19 3 Q 51.70 2 Q 51.55 6

Boxing

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Elias Bonzo Men's Light welterweight  Ume (PNG)
L 1 - 4
Did not advance
Luwis Mbewe Men's Welterweight Bye  Deen Kargbo (SLE)
W 4 - 1
 Croft (WAL)
L RSC
Did not advance
Natasha Maya Women's Featherweight  Kenosi (BOT)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance

Judo

A squad of two judoka was entered as of 8 July 2022.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final/BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Austin Chikwapula Men's -66 kg  Short (SCO)
L 00 - 10
Did not advance 9
Harriet Bonface Women's -48 kg Bye  Likmabam (IND)
L 00 - 10
Did not advance  Tari (VAN)
W 10 - 00
 Platten (ENG)
L 00 - 10
5

Netball

By virtue of its position in the World Netball Rankings (as of 28 July 2021), Malawi qualified for the tournament.[4][5]

Partial fixtures were announced in November 2021,[6] then updated with the remaining qualifiers in March 2022.[7]

Summary
Team Event Group stage Semifinal Final / BM / Cl.
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Malawi women Women's tournament  England
L 41 - 66
 Northern Ireland
W 54 - 41
 New Zealand
L 50 - 69
 Trinidad and Tobago
W 70 - 30
 Uganda
L 43 - 56
4 Did not advance Seventh place match
 Wales
W 62 - 56
7
Roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England (H) 5 5 0 0 321 169 +152 10 Semi-finals
2  New Zealand 5 4 0 1 325 188 +137 8
3  Uganda 5 3 0 2 256 206 +50 6 Classification matches
4  Malawi 5 2 0 3 258 262 −4 4
5  Northern Ireland 5 1 0 4 155 299 −144 2
6  Trinidad and Tobago 5 0 0 5 136 327 −191 0
Source: Birmingham 2022
(H) Host


30 July 2022
14:00
Report England  66–41  Malawi    National Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Tara Warner
Gareth Fowler
Cardwell Goals scored 31/33 (94%)
Harten Goals scored 21/25 (84%)
Housby Goals scored 14/18 (78%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 4/5 (80%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 18/21 (86%)
Mvula Goals scored 19/22 (86%)

31 July 2022
12:00
Report Malawi  54–41  Northern Ireland    National Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Angela Armstrong-Lush
Tracy-Ann Griffiths
Chimaliro Goals scored 4/4 (100%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 29/32 (91%)
Mvula Goals scored 15/19 (79%)
Simtowe Goals scored 6/6 (100%)
Bowman Goals scored 1/3 (33%)
Crosbie Goals scored 18/22 (82%)
Magee Goals scored 22/27 (81%)

1 August 2022
20:00
Report New Zealand  69–50  Malawi    National Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Gary Burgess
Joshua Bowring
Nweke Goals scored 52/55 (95%)
Selby-Rickit Goals scored 13/15 (87%)
Wilson Goals scored 4/5 (80%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 5/6 (83%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 27/31 (87%)
Mvula Goals scored 14/17 (82%)
Simtowe Goals scored 4/4 (100%)

3 August 2022
18:00
Report Malawi  70–30  Trinidad and Tobago    National Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Louise Travis
Anso Kemp
Chimaliro Goals scored 16/16 (100%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 27/28 (96%)
Mvula Goals scored 22/26 (85%)
Simtowe Goals scored 5/6 (83%)
Cooper Goals scored 2/4 (50%)
Hollingsworth Goals scored 5/9 (56%)
Noel Goals scored 23/26 (88%)

4 August 2022
16:00
Report Malawi  43–56  Uganda    National Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Tara Warner
Gary Burgess
Chimaliro Goals scored 14/15 (93%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 22/23 (96%)
Mvula Goals scored 4/6 (67%)
Simtowe Goals scored 3/3 (100%)
Cholhok Goals scored 31/33 (94%)
Eyaru Goals scored 22/23 (96%)
Proscovia Goals scored 3/3 (100%)
Seventh place match
5 August 2022
14:30
Report Wales  56–62  Malawi    National Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Ken Metekingi
Kate Wright
Creak Goals scored 8/10 (80%)
Roberts Goals scored 1/2 (50%)
Rowe Goals scored 47/49 (96%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 3/4 (75%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 49/50 (98%)
Simtowe Goals scored 10/11 (91%)

Swimming

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tsinde Kumbatira 50 m freestyle 27.84 69 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 31.04 54 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jessica Makwenda 50 m freestyle Disqualified Did not advance
50 m butterfly 34.75 52 Did not advance

References

  1. ^ Palmer, Dan (8 November 2021). "Malawi's Birmingham 2022 Chef de Mission praises netball investment". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Archived from the original on 8 November 2021. Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  2. ^ Mpaso, Ronald (7 July 2022). "Team Malawi off to Birmingham July 22". The Daily Times. Blantyre, Malawi. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  3. ^ "COMMONWEALTH GAMES BIRMINGHAM 2022 | Nations | Malawi". IJF. Archived from the original on 8 July 2022. Retrieved 8 July 2022.
  4. ^ "WORLD NETBALL ANNOUNCES THE FIRST SIX QUALIFYING TEAMS FOR BIRMINGHAM 2022". World Netball. 25 October 2021. Archived from the original on 30 October 2021. Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  5. ^ Gondo, Tatenda (27 October 2021). "South Africa and Malawi confirmed for Commonwealth Games". SportsRifle 7/24. Archived from the original on 28 October 2021. Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Commonwealth Games: Team England start title defence on July 29 and open schedule". Sky Sports. 12 November 2021. Archived from the original on 7 December 2021. Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  7. ^ "Uganda and Malawi placed in same group for 2022 Commonwealth Games". Sport News Africa. 4 March 2022. Archived from the original on 7 March 2022. Retrieved 9 March 2022.

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