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Sports in Chad

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The principal sports in Chad are football, basketball, athletics, boxing, martial arts and fishing, which is mostly known in Lake Chad. The national stadium is the Stade Nacional in the capital, N'Djamena.

Basketball in ChadEdit

Basketball is a major sport in Chad, especially in the cities.[1] In the last decade, its national team has become increasingly competitive and qualified for the 2011 African Basketball Championship.

Rugby union in ChadEdit

The Chad national rugby union team represents the nation in rugby union

Boxing in ChadEdit

Famous professional boxers from Chad include Yabed Yabed, Cesar M'Dalangue, Jules Djerabe and Ezechiel Japhet.

Swimming in ChadEdit

Chad has a major passion for swimming, many famous swimmers from Chad include Nag D'garom, Dja'Gomba Yader and Bodj Dagank.

Chad at the OlympicsEdit

Chad (CHA) sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held between 1964 and 1972 and from 1984 to 2004, although the country has never won an Olympic medal. No athletes from Chad have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zuchora-Walske, Christine (2009) [1st pub. 2009]. "Sports and Recreation". Chad in Pictures. VGS - Visual Geography Series. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-57505-956-3.