Well-known sports consultant Quinton-Steele Botes passes away

WINDHOEK: Well-known sports consultant Quinton-Steele Botes passed away in Windhoek last night. He was 54. Botes was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a form of cancer, in September 2007.

He was not only involved in athletics, but after being diagnosed with cancer, he took on the responsibility of assisting others who were not in a position to sustain themselves financially through the Quinton-Steele Botes (QSB) Cancer Fund.

To raise funds, he hosted various fun days, where he got the corporate world involved by way of sponsoring.

No less than 50 cancer patients benefitted from the QSB Cancer Fund. Botes was born in Usakos in the Erongo Region on 30 April 1960.