Gloria Majaga

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Mochudi, BOT
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Tswana

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first competed in Para athletics in 2015, at the national U19 championships in Botswana.
Why this sport?
"I had a passion for the sport as soon as I tried it."
Club / Team
Linchwe Secondary School: Mochudi, BOT
Name of coach
Katlego Maotwe [national], BOT

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Botswana
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Paris, FRA

General interest

Nicknames
MaGlow [given to her by her teammates]. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Manager Monty Ratlou, and coach Katlego Maotwe. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Motswana 400m runner Amantle Montsho. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Improve every day." (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To finish on the podium at the Paralympic Games and world championships. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2021)
Impairment
Her visual impairment is caused by glaucoma. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)