Beatrice Masilingi is a Namibian sprinter. At the age of 18, she placed sixth in the women's 200 metres at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, having made the final along with fellow Namibian sprinter and eventual silver medallist Christine Mboma.
It was great to catch up with Beatrice and see how her life has changed at such a young age with so much focus now on her athletic career.
Beatrice is a confident young women who stands up for what she believes in and doesn't allow anything to get her down, from injuries to what others think. Beatrice is confident in her goals and what it will take to achieve them.
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