Namibia at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Namibia at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Namibia.svg
CGF codeNAM
CGANamibia National Olympic Committee
Websiteolympic.org.na
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors32 (25 men and 7 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearers Ananias Shikongo
Christine Mboma
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
4
Total
4
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

Namibia will compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England between 28 July and 8 August 2022.[1] It will be Namibia's eighth appearance at the Games.

Ananias Shikongo and Christine Mboma were the country's flagbearers during the opening ceremony.[2]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Helalia Johannes Athletics Women's marathon 30 July
 Bronze Alex Miller Cycling Men's cross-country 3 August
 Bronze Ananias Shikongo Athletics Men's 100 m T12 4 August
 Bronze Christine Mboma Athletics Women's 200 m 6 August

Competitors

Namibia will send a delegation of fifty-five (including officials and other staff) to the Games.[3]

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 10 3 13
Boxing 2 0 2
Cycling 6 2 8
Lawn bowls 2 0 2
Swimming 2 0 2
Triathlon 3 2 5
Wrestling 2 0 2
Total 25[a] 7 32[a]
Notes
  1. ^ a b Total adjusted as two competitors (Jean-Paul Burger and Drikus Coetzee) are competing in cycling and triathlon.

Athletics

A squad of twelve athletes and one guide were officially selected on 1 July 2022.[4][5] The para athletes qualified via the World Para Athletics World Rankings (for performances registered between 31 December 2020 and 25 April 2022).

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Gilbert Hainuca 100 m 10.31 3 q 10.29 6 Did not advance
Ananias Shikongo
Guide: Even Tjiviju
100 m (T12) 11.12 2 q 10.95 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Bradley Murere 100 m (T47) 11.57 3 Q 11.62 5
Mahhad Bock 400 m 46.71 4 Did not advance
Ivan Geldenhuys 46.51 4 q 46.68 4 Did not advance
Andre Retief 46.95 4 Did not advance
Daniel Paulus 5000 m 13:53.12 14
Andre Retief 400 m hurdles 51.73 4 Did not advance
Tomas Rainhold Marathon 2:24:30 13
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Ryan Williams Discus throw 55.54 13 Did not advance
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Christine Mboma 200 m 23.20 1 Q 22.93 1 Q 22.80 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Alina Armas Marathon 2:33:30 7
Helalia Johannes 2:28:39 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)[6]

Boxing

Two boxers were officially selected on 1 July 2022.[4][5]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tryagain Ndevelo Featherweight Bye  Davule (FIJ)
W RSC
 Hussamuddin (IND)
L 1 - 4
Did not advance
Jonas Jonas Light welterweight  Caleb (NRU)
W RSC
 Williams (BAH)
W 5 - 0
 Lynch (SCO)
L 0 - 5
Did not advance

Cycling

Seven cyclists were officially selected on 1 July 2022.[4][5]

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Jean-Paul Burger Road race DNF
Dirk Coetzee DNF
Tristan de Lange DNF
Alex Miller 3:37:08 47
Xavier Papo DNF
Dirk Coetzee Time trial 55:05.94 32
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Anri Krugel Road race DNF
Vera Looser 2:44:46 4
Anri Krugel Time trial 49:46.28 29
Vera Looser 45:18.14 22

Mountain Biking

Athlete Event Time Rank
Hugo Hahn Men’s cross-country LAP 13
Alex Miller 1:36:20 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Xavier Papo LAP 17

Lawn bowls

Two bowlers were officially selected on 1 July 2022.[4][5]

Athlete Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Carel Olivier Men's Singles  Walker (ENG)
L 12 - 21
 Simpson (JAM)
W 21 - 9
 Naiseruvati (FIJ)
W 21 - 15
 Abd Muin (MAS)
W 21 - 12
3 Did not advance
John-Pierre Fouche
Carel Olivier
Men's Pairs  Wales (WAL)
L 14 - 16
 Jamaica (JAM)
W 33 - 4
 Northern Ireland (NIR)
L 6 - 27
 Norfolk Island (NFK)
W 19 - 3
3 Did not advance

Swimming

As of 10 June 2022, two swimmers will take part in the competition.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Xander Skinner 100 m freestyle 50.40 17 R 50.06 15 Did not advance
Ronan Wantenaar 50 m breaststroke 28.27 14 Q 28.56 16 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:03.14 18 Did not advance

Triathlon

As of 25 June 2022, five triathletes will take part in the competition.[8]

Individual
Athlete Event Swim (750 m) Trans 1 Bike (20 km) Trans 2 Run (5 km) Total Rank
Divan Du Plooy Men's 9:53 1:03 29:17 0:22 15:49 56:24 25
Anri Krugel Women's 11:51 1:08 32:23 0:25 20:09 1:05:56 23
Imke Jagau 12:16 1:09 32:17 0:20 20:10 1:06:12 24
Mixed relay
Athletes Event Total Times per Athlete
(Swim 300 m, Bike 5 km,
Run 2 km)
Total Group Time Rank
Dirkus Coetzee
Imke Jagau
Jean-Paul Burger
Anri Krugel
Mixed relay 20:44
24:02
20:57
24:41
1:30:24 9

Wrestling

Two wrestlers were officially selected on 1 July 2022.[4][5]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Romio Goliath Men's -57 kg Bye  Asad (PAK)
L 0 - 10
Did not advance 10
Jason Afrikaner Men's -65 kg Bye  Ramm (ENG)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance 10

References

  1. ^ "Chef de Mission | Namibia". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. 23 May 2022. Archived from the original on 24 May 2022. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  2. ^ Barker, Philip (26 July 2022). "Namibia choose trailblazing Paralympian and Olympian to carry flag at Birmingham 2022". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 26 July 2022.
  3. ^ "Namibia announces 55-person delegation for upcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games". Xinhua. 1 July 2022. Archived from the original on 1 July 2022. Retrieved 3 July 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d e "TEAM NAMIBIA AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2022". NNOC. 4 July 2022. Archived from the original on 4 July 2022. Retrieved 4 July 2022.
  5. ^ a b c d e "NNOC and Commonwealth Games Association Announce Namibian Team". Confidente (Facebook). 1 July 2022. Retrieved 3 July 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Marathon - Women's Marathon". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 July 2022.
  7. ^ "We are extremely proud to [...]". Namibian Swimming Federation (Facebook). 10 June 2022. Retrieved 29 June 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "Namibia Triathlon is proud to [...]". Namibia Triathlon Federation (Facebook). 25 June 2022. Retrieved 29 June 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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