WINDHOEK, 11 APR – The Namibian women’s triples lawn bowling team won their last group match at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia, after beating Zambia 19-9 on Wednesday.
The team was grouped in Section B with New Zealand, Wales, Jersey and Zambia.
The Namibian team won its first triples match at the competition against their neighbours Zambia to finish fourth in the group with three points, having previously lost all their other group matches against New Zealand, Wales and Jersey. The women’s team consisted of Lesley Vermeulen, Sheena du Toit and Johanna van den Bergh.
Meanwhile, the men’s fours sectional play team consisting of Graham Snyman, Carel Olivier, Douw Calitz and Willem Esterhuizen lost their last sectional match against Malaysia 11-14 also on Wednesday.
They are currently third in the group with three points. Malaysia are top with nine points and Northern Ireland second also on nine points. Canada and Niue make up the other members of the group.
Team Namibia is competing in track and field, bowls, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, Para-sports and triathlon at the games which are taking place between 4-15 April.