The just ended 2021 olympics in Japan has landed some athletes into good fortune after participating and winning medals for their country.
Others were only congratulated for a successful work done. These athletes from Africa; Botswana and Uganda were not only applauded but also awarded for their hardwork.
Botswana’s 4×400 relay team namely Isaac Makwala, Zibani Ngozi, Bayopo Ndori established a new african record. Thus, becoming the first African nation to win a medal in the 4x400m relay since 2004 with a time of 2 minutes and 57.27 seconds.
For their hardwork, each has been gifted a two bedroom house from the Botswana’s government. Uganda’s President has also presented their three athletes who brought home gold, silver and bronze respectively.
A car plus 5 million shillings, 3 million shillings and one million shillings (1,400 US dollars, 850 US dollars and 285 US dollars) for gold, silver and bronze respectively. Also the Uganda President is building a house for the families of the athletes.
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