Zakayo Malekwa

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Zakayo Malekwa (born February 2, 1951) is a retired track and field athlete from Tanzania, who competed in the men's javelin throw event during his career.[1] He represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in Moscow, Soviet Union (1980). There he set his best Olympic result by finishing in 16th place in the overall-rankings.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Tanzania
1979 African Championships Dakar, Senegal 2nd 76.06 m
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 16th 71.58 m
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 3rd 80.22 m
African Championships Cairo, Egypt 1st 76.18 m
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 17th 72.92 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 19th 75.18 m
1987 All-Africa Games Nairobi, Kenya 2nd 72.32 m
World Championships Rome, Italy 30th 71.74 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 34th 67.56 m


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