BRADLEY Murere (19), elite athlete at MTC Dome Namibia and winner of the Disability Sportsman Namibia 2021 award, will attend the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on the finish of July.
The Namibia National Paralympic Committee, via the affirmation of their Commonwealth Games Federation workplace – the Namibia National Olympic Committee – has confirmed Murere’s inclusion to symbolize Namibia within the 100m occasion.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will happen from 28 July to eight August in Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK).
Their motto is ‘Games for Everyone’.
Murere presently ranks among the many high 10 on the earth for each the 100m and long-jump as a para-athlete within the T46 class.
With three European Paralympic Games and 5 South Africa Sport Association for the Physically Disabled (SASAPD) appearances, Murere is considered one of Namibia’s most embellished Paralympic athletes, with seven medals – six gold and one silver.
At the Stellenbosch T46 Paralympic Games in February, Bradley set his greatest time of 11,07 seconds over the 100m dash, and 6,26m within the lengthy bounce, putting him within the high 10 for each objects on the earth.
He, nonetheless, believes he can enhance.
“Each time I compete, my goal is to be better than I was before,” he says.
Ulla Finkeldey, sport director on the MTC Dome and mentor, coach and coach to Bradley for the previous 5 years, says the athlete improvement coaching programme provided by the MTC Dome High-Performance Centre has paid off.
“Specialised coaching gear and the help of companions such because the Swakopmund Municipality have all contributed in direction of the event of expertise.
“Bradley has surely shown that his disability has given him the ability to show the world you can achieve what you put your mind to and reach your goals with the correct training, support and guidance,” she says.
“We support youth and sport development, and Bradley is part of our purpose. Giving is not about donation, it’s about making a difference,” Fanus Engelbrecht, MTC Dome chief govt officer, says.
The sponsorship of the Swakopmund Municipality allows the MTC Dome High-Performance Centre to render teaching, diet, tuition, mentoring, energy and conditioning, life teaching and sport science providers to Murere, he says.
“We believe international exposure will strengthen his talent to achieve a higher level of excellence for him as a person and for our country,” Finkeldey says.