Debswana supports Botswana Para Athletic Team

Botswana: Debswana has extended their support to the Botswana Para athletics team who are preparing for the upcoming World Championships in Japan. The Botswanan Para Athletics Team is participating in the event in Japan to secure more qualifications for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

The Paris Olympics 2024 will be hosted in the French Capital for the period over half a month. The international sports event, featuring over 300 events in over 30 sports is less than tree months away.

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The athletes around the globe are preparing for the event and getting ready to represent their nation at the international stage. The para athletics team has already reached Japan for the week long event which is scheduled from May 17 to May 25.

The event will be hosted at the Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium of Japan. The venue is one, of the leading multipurpose stadiums of the country

The stadium will do justice to the needs and requirements of the 11th edition of the Para Athletics World Championships. According to the sources, team Botswana will have five athletes competing at the championships.

The team is also being accompanied by a remarkable management team with experienced members. The team left for Japan on Saturday 11th May. The event is the main qualifier for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

The Debswana Diamond Company has collaborated with the Paralympics Association of Botswana to support the team. Through this collaboration, Debswana seeks to promote para sports in Botswana.

The organization also wants to give para-athletes the opportunity to complete in international competitions. Accordingly, they have taken the opportunity to sponsor talented para-athletes to represent the country at the international stage

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Debswana has provided funding and resources to support para-athletes who will be participating at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The organization wants to make sure that the players have access to world-class training, equipment, psychosocial and medical support.

Over the years, Debswana has extended their support to the para-athletics team. In 2023, Jwaneng Mine hosted the first ever Paralympics Games with codes such as athletics, basketball, table tennis and football competing.