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It’s over now

ROBINSON KUNDA, Tokyo
IT may be that Zambia may have something to learn from Turkmenistan in terms of winning medals at international competitions. Even Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Bermuda could have something to offer.
For instance, Bermuda, the small island nation on the Atlantic with a population of about 62,000, was able to win gold in triathlon at the Tokyo Olympics here. It became the smallest country to claim gold at the Olympics.
In the meantime, Zambia is still waiting to add any medal – never mind the colour – to the bronze claimed by boxer Keith Mwila in 1984 and silver by hurdler Samuel Matete in 1996.
With the latest failure in Tokyo, it means the long wait remains. Make no mistake, medals are hard to come by at an event such as the Olympics. It is the reason why countries with huge populations such as Nigeria could only boast of two medals – a silver and bronze – from the Tokyo Games as at CLICK TO READ MORE



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