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The Sport on the Move Foundation supports extraordinary champions

In the end of 2015 an international team from Namibia, Germany and The Netherlands  came together in a Skype conference call. They discussed the opportunities to support Namibia’s and Africa’s fastest sprinter (T11) Ananias Shikongo. Not long after this first meeting the campagne #Run4Rio was born.

The foundation has developed from a fundraising campaign. Although limited in resources, it provided critical support when hardly any other support was available. As such it is believed to have had an extraordinary impact on the athletes’ performance and achievements in Rio. Now we are moving forward to Tokyo2020!

Taleen Kazandjian

NUTRITION AND HEALTH

Taleen received her Bachelor of Science in Oecotrophology (major: nutrition and health) at the University of Applied Scienes, Münster/Germany. Taleen interests lies in product development (food and beverages), dietetics and culinary techniques.

Michael Hamukwaya

COACH

Michael (Mike) Hamukwaya is a trained Orthopeadian and the National Coach of the Paralympic Team of Namibia. He has a diploma in Managing Sport and currently honours in Physical Education at the University of Namibia.

Ina Wilkie

Board member

Ina is passionate about stories. She produces a wide range of communication measures including films, articles, brochures, and books with her company Mubasen Communications. Ina has a diploma in political science from Hamburg University.

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Elisa Ostet

SPORTS MARKETING & MANAGEMENT

Elisa is graduated in the Sports Leadership Program at the Dutch Nyenrode University. Her goal: turning the spotlights on sports heroes. She is program coordinator for the Executive MBA at Nyenrode University.

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Paul Gschwender

SPORT SCIENCE

Paul is graduated from University of Western Cape/South Africa and MA student at University of Heidelberg/Germany in Sport Science. His commitment is on social upliftment and promotion of children and youth through sport.