Rwanda to send two swimmers for the Africa swimming event in Zambia
As part of their preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.Rwanda has opted to send two swimmers to next month’s Africa Junior Swimming Championships in Lusaka, Zambia.
The two swimmers that will represent Rwanda according to the Swimming Federation chairman Samuel Kinimba are Isaac Bebeto Irankunda and Christelle Rwabukwandi.
Kinimba was quoted by Rwanda New Times saying that owing to lack of funds,they could not send a large number of swimmers.
At the moment,we shall settle with the two swimmers.We know they will give us good representation.We are using the Zambia event as part of their reparation for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympoc Games.
Rwanda expects stiff competition from Egypt,South Africa, Algeria ,Uganda, hosts Zambia,Tanzania, and Algeria during the event. Zambia was considered to host the junior championships by CANA because of the good facilities.