Yes ladies and gentlemen, you read the heading right. The city of Gaborone, Botswana is amongst the only fourteen (14) cities in the world and only two (2) in Africa, selected to host the continental tour meet of a Gold status. The track and field meet dubbed Botswana Golden Grand Prix is scheduled to take place in Gaborone, National Stadium on the 29th April 2023. This will see some of the world’s top athletes in the home soil. A track and field meet on Gold level is a top tier, which Botswana was awarded the right to host after successful hosting of the 2022 meet which was on a bronze level. Botswana Golden Grand Prix formerly known as the Gaborone International Meet, was renamed after receiving an upgrade to a Gold status by World Athletics. It is an event organized by Golden Door Sports Agency and Botswana Athletics Association.World Athletics meets are divided into four levels (Gold, Silver, Bronze and Challenger). NB: The status of each meeting is determined by the quality of competition and prize money offered to competitors on various events.#BwAthletics #ContinentalTourGold #BotswanaGoldenGrandPrix23

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