Botswana: Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport, and Culture (MYSC) of Botswana launched their Sporty Friday and this week, they talked about Maxine Catline Egner, a 19-year-old female swimmer from Botswana.
She holds an International Bachelorette Diploma IB from Sweden and is a member of Darrell Morton’s School of Swimming Club (DMSS) in Gaborone. She specializes in 50m and 100m freestyle races.
Maxine has previously competed in the following competitions:
World Level Competitions
- 2019 World Junior Championships – Hungary
- 2021-2022 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary in 2021
- 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham United Kingdom
Regional Level competition
- 2019 CANA Zone IV – Namibia 4 Silver and 2 bronze
- 2019 AUSC Games – Gaborone 1 Silver
- 2020 CANA Zone IV Gaborone 2020 3 Silver, 2 Bronze
At National levelMaxine has successfully competed at the following events where she has placed and has had podium finishes:
- 2021 SANJ Gala Johannesburg 5 Gold
- 2021 SA National Championship Durban
- 2021 Swedish National Championships – 1 Bronze
- February 2023 Botswana National Championships – 3 Gold
- 29 June 2023 – Swedish National Championship – Silver
And this year, the Government of the Republic of Botswana and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be hosting the eighteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage to be held on the 4th to 9th December 2023, in Kasane.
The Ministry of Youth, Gender, and Sport & Culture, therefore, invites suitable individuals and citizen-owned companies to respond to the request for proposal for the provision of services to design the ICH 18.com logo.