Kabelo Kgosiemang

Kabelo Kgosiemang (born 7 January 1986) is a male high jumper from Botswana.[1] He has won the high jump at the African Championships in Athletics on five consecutive occasions. His personal best, also the current national record of Botswana, was set in winning the 2008 African Championships in Athletics.

Kabelo Kgosiemang
Kabelo Kgosiemang - Memoriał Kamili Skolimowskiej 2013.jpg
Kabelo Kgosiemang in 2013
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Botswana
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Delhi High jump
All-Africa Games
Gold medal – first place 2007 Algiers High jump
Gold medal – first place 2015 Brazzaville High jump
Silver medal – second place 2011 Maputo High jump
African Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Bambous High jump
Gold medal – first place 2008 Addis Ababa High jump
Gold medal – first place 2010 Nairobi High jump
Gold medal – first place 2012 Porto Novo High jump
Gold medal – first place 2014 Marrakech High jump

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Botswana
2005 African Junior Championships Radès, Tunisia 1st 2.16 m
2006 African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 1st 2.30 m (NR)
World Cup Athens, Greece 4th 2.20 m[2]
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 1st 2.27 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th 2.26 m
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1st 2.34 m (NR)
Olympic Games Beijing, China 29th (q) 2.20 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 13th 2.18 m
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st 2.19 m
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 3rd 2.26 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 25th (q) 2.21 m
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 2nd 2.20 m
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 1st 2.25 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 10th 2.25 m
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 5th 2.21 m
African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 1st 2.28 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 28th (q) 2.22 m
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st 2.25 m
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 4th 2.10 m
2019 African Games Rabat, Morocco 4th 2.10 m

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "IAAF: Athlete profile for Kabelo Kgosiemang". iaaf.org. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  2. ^ Representing Africa

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