Namibia 16th at African Games

Namibia ended 16th overall out of 53 countries at the African Games (AG) which ended in Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco on Saturday.

Namibia won eight medals, of which two are gold, two silver and four bronze. The cycling team won six of the medals, including the two gold.

At the 2015 AG held in Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, Namibia won 15 medals - five gold, four silver and six bronze to finish seventh in the standing.

Egypt emerged as the overall winners of the 2019 AG, with 273 medals of which 102 are gold, followed by Nigeria with 127 medals (46 gold). South Africa are in third place with 87 medals (36 gold); Algeria fourth with 125 medals (33 gold); Morocco fifth with 109 medals (31 gold) and Tunisia sixth with 97 medals (26 gold).

Kenya are seventh with 31 medals (11 gold), Mauritius eighth with 24 medals (six gold) Ethiopia ninth with 23 medals (six gold), while Madagascar occupied the 10th position with 12 medals (four gold).

Source: Namibia Press Agency