Feminine middle-distance runner Honorine Iribagiza has gained a Silver Medal in the course of the All-Comers Meet monitor and Area Competitors going down in Lusaka, Zambia.
Iribagiza, who runs for Sina Gerard Athletics, is amongst three Rwandans who’re within the competitors in search of qualification for the Olympic Video games slated in July in Tokyo, Japan, alongside APR Athletics Membership duo Yves Nimubona and Marthe Yankurije.
Iribagiza gained the silver medal after clocking two 2:10.57 within the 800 m race class, 4 seconds behind Zambian Felistus Mpande who gained the race to win gold on her residence soil.
In the meantime, Nimubona, who competes within the 10 000m and Yankurije who races in 5000 will compete on Sunday, Might 16 of their respective classes.
The competitors may this time come because the ‘final probability’ for the athletes to qualify for the Tokyo 2020, in response to Fidele Mubiligi, the President of Rwanda Athletics Federation.
Yankurije, who has been trying to find qualification within the 10 000m distance, will likely be competing within the 5000m race after she and the federation realised that her occasions within the 10 000m distance did not meet the usual to take part on the Olympic Video games.
Lusaka is among the centres for the African Athletics Confederations alongside Algiers (Algeria), Lome (Togo), Dakar (Senegal) and Eldoret (Kenya) amongst others.