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Masvingo comes fifth in NASH national competitions

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Masvingo comes fifth in NASH national competitions


Ancilla Gotore

MARONDERA –Masvingo Province came fifth in the National Association of Secondary School Heads (NASH) national athletics competitions held at Peterhouse, Marondera, last week.
The province scooped ten gold medals, 15 silver medals and 12 bronze medals in track and field events.
Masvingo Provincial Head in Charge Edward Mashiri confirmed the results to The Mirror.
The provincial team comprised athletes from the province’s seven districts who won gold medals in Mwenezi at the Provincial competitions.
“We did our best considering that our preparations (camping) for districts, provincial and national competitions were disturbed by the effects of Cyclone Freddy. Our athletes did not have adequate time to wake up from the 2020-2022 COVID-19 break,” said Mashiri
Hosts Mashonaland East came first after amassing 23 gold, 12 silver and 14 bronze medals. Harare Metropolitan Province came second with 19 gold, 19 silver and 16 bronze medals.
Mashonaland West came third with 19 gold, 13 silver and 11 bronze medals, and Manicaland in fourth position after amassing 11 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze medals.
Matebeland South came sixth with six gold, nine silver and 11 bronze medals, followed by Mashonaland Central with five gold, five silver and four bronze medals.
Bulawayo Metropolitan came eighth after amassing three gold, nine silver and nine bronze medals. Matebeland North came ninth with three gold, four silver and five bronze medals.
Midlands Province came last with one gold, two silver and five bronze medals.

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