Participants

Karabo SIBANDA

Karabo SIBANDA
    Athletics
Birth Date:  02 Jul 1998
Place of Birth:  FRANCISTOWN
Country of birth:  BOT
Age:  19
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  82

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 400m  
Men's 4 x 400m Relay 1

Karabo SIBANDA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 16:22
Men's 400m Round 1 - Heat 6
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:12
Men's 400m Semifinal 3
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 12:05
Men's 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 400m Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4 x 400m Relay 5 2:59.06
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 400m 5 44.25

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 400m 7r1h6 47.44
2017 London, GBR Men's 4 x 400m Relay 7r1h2 3:04.02

Nickname: Scara (dailynews.gov.bw, 05 May 2016)
Occupation: Athlete
Languages spoken: English
Coach: PERSONAL: Mogomotsi OTSETSWE (BOT) (mmegi.bw, 1 Jun 2017)
Injuries

Tore hamstring in 2016, needed two months of rehabilitation (Athlete, 11 Aug 2016)


Reason: Played chess but switched sports after watching Usain BOLT break 100m world record at London 2012 Olympic Games. "I was with my mother and everything changed. I immediately decided that chess was not for me. I wanted to run." (Athlete, 11 Aug 2016; sundaystandard.info, 01 Jun 2014)
Hero: Jamaican sprinter Usain BOLT (Athlete, 11 Aug 2016)
Influence: Family (Athlete, 11 Aug 2016)
Additional information

SLIP-UP
Involved in dropped baton with Nijel AMOS (BOT) on third leg of 4x400m relay heat at London 2017 World Championships. (iaaf.org, 12 Aug 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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