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SUSAN HUGGETT Zimbabwe Field hockey player

Susan (“Sue”) Huggett (born June 29, 1954 in Bulawayo) is a former field hockey player from Zimbabwe, who was a member of the national team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Because of the boycott of the United States and other countries, only one …

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PHILIP MUKOMANA Zimbabwe Athletics competitor

Philip Mukomana (born 21 April 1974) is a Zimbabwean sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. He carried the flag for his native country at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Mukomana finished seventh in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1997 World Championships, …

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ROBSON MROMBE Zimbabwe Olympic long-distance runner

Robson Mrombe, also known as Robson Mulombe (born September 12, 1945) is an African Zimbabwean who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympic men’s marathon. ATHLETIC CAREER Mrombe originally came from Wankie in Zimbabwe. He began running at the Kanchindu Mission School in Zambia in the 1950s. He usually ran for …

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RUGARE GUMBO Zimbabwe politician

Rugare Eleck Ngidi Gumbo (born 8 February 1940) is a Zimbabwean politician. He was Minister of Economic Development from 2005 to 2007 and Minister of Agriculture from 2007 to 2009. Gumbo was appointed as Minister of Economic Development in April 2005, following the March 2005 parliamentary election; this appointment involved …

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MANDY LEACH Zimbawe Swimmer

Mandy Leach (born 20 August 1979) is a retired female freestyle swimmer from Zimbabwe. She represented her native African country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. There, as a 200m free-stylist, she passed the preliminary rounds in 2:01.05 and continued into the semi-finals where she ended up in …

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SONIA ROBERTSON Zimbawe Field hockey player

Sonia Robertson (born June 2, 1947 in Burnham Market) is a former field hockey player from Zimbabwe, who was a member of the national team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Her identical twin sister Sandra Chick was one of her teammates in the …

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OPA MUCHINGURI Zimbabwe politician

Oppah Chamu Zvipange Muchinguri is a Zimbabwean politician, currently serving as Minister of Environment, Water and Climate. She ran as the ZANU-PF candidate for Mutasa Central constituency in the March 2008 parliamentary election, but was defeated by Trevor Saruwaka, a candidate of the Movement for Democratic Change. According to official …

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MAGODONGA MAHLANGU Zimbabwe activist

agodonga Mahlangu is a women’s rights campaigner from Zimbabwe who in 2009 was awarded the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award by U.S. President Barack Obama. Mahlangu is a leader of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), founded with Jenni Williams. When presenting the award to Magodonga and WOZA, Obama commented: …

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