Judo in Zambia

For two days, Judokas refugees from Meheba (Zambia) and Dzaleka (Malawi), where the IJF conducts Judo for Peace programmes, gathered on the tatami of the Lusaka Olympic Youth Training Center in Zambia. Alfred Foloko is the President of the Zambian Judo Federation. Simon Zulu is one of the big talents winning the Commonwealth U18 Championships in Nassau and African U18 Championships in Bujumbura. Shapa Wakung’Uma and Esther Sando won African Games bronze medals in 2007 and 2011. Boas Munyonga competed at the London Olympic Games and Mathews Punza at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Name Birthdate Age
William Kalunga14 Oct 199524 years
Michael Mwabi5 Nov 199326 years
Lydia Zulu15 Nov 198336 years
John Mwale15 Nov 198138 years
Boas Munyonga15 Nov 198039 years