Beata Naigambo

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Beata Naigambo
Personal information
Born (1980-03-11) 11 March 1980 (age 34)
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
Country  Namibia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon

Beata Nandjala Naigambo (born 11 March 1980 in Oilagati, Ohangwena Region) is a Namibian long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon. Her personal best time is 2:27:54, set at the Dubai Marathon in 2013.[1]

She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics,[2] where she finished 28th out of 81 total participants in the Women's marathon.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics she finished 38th out of 107 finishers with a time of 2:31:16.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Namibia
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 9th Marathon 2:47:22
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia Marathon DNF
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 10th Half marathon 1:21:09
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 28th Marathon 2:33:29
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 24th Marathon 2:33:05
Eindhoven Marathon Eindhoven, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:31:01
2010 Commonwealth Games New Delhi, India 4th Marathon 2:36:43
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 38th Marathon 2:31:16

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schutz, Helge (2013-01-28). "Namibia: Beata Naigambo Excels in Dubai". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Runner Naigambo struck by flu. The Namibian, 16 July 2008
  3. ^ Beata Naigambo at sports-reference.com
  4. ^ "Women's Marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics". www.olympics.org. IOC. Retrieved 14 August 2013.