Combat Sports in Africa

Judoka Harriet Bonface - Judo in Malawi, sport development and international competition

May 21, 2022 Garmamie Season 1 Episode 8
Combat Sports in Africa
Judoka Harriet Bonface - Judo in Malawi, sport development and international competition
Show Notes

In this episode, I speak with Malawian Judoka Harriet Bonface about her journey into the sport of Judo, the state of Judo in Malawi, her  hopes to inspire Malawian women to practice Judo and her role as a member of the IJF Athletes' Commission. Harriet also shares her experience as the first ever Malawian Judoka to ever compete at the Olympics.

For more on Harriet Bonface and Judo in Malawi
 
Harriet Bonface Feels Humble and Honoured
https://www.ijf.org/news/show/harriet-bonface-feels-humble-and-honoured

From Lilongwe to Tokyo for Boniface, Malawi’s judo Olympian
https://www.rfi.fr/en/africa/20210723-from-lilongwe-to-tokyo-for-boniface-malawi-s-judo-olympian

Judo Association of Malawi
https://www.ijf.org/country/maw

Combat Sports in Africa is hosted by Garmamie