WINDHOEK: Namibia’s 2012 Paralympic Games 100m silver medalist, Johanna Benson, is on course for another medal after qualifying for the final of the women’s T37 200m set for later today in London.
Benson won Heat 2 of 2 on Wednesday morning, and qualified for the final in the fastest time 29.39 seconds), also a regional record.
The final is scheduled for 21h57 local time.
The 22-year-old Namibian and Neda Bahi from Tunisia are the only Africans in that competition.
Bahi won bronze in the women’s T37 100m race, won by Mandy Francois-Elie from France.
Meanwhile, Namibia’s only powerlifter at the 2012 Paralympic Games, Ruben Soroseb, will be in action in the 100kg category at 13h00 local time.