Cameroonian Athletes Flee Commonwealth Games 2018


Cameroonian Athletes Flee Commonwealth Games 2018

A further three athletes were reported missing from the athletes village on Thursday, in addition to the news on Wednesday that eight Cameroonian athletes have disappeared over the course of the Games.

Indika Dissanayake, Chathuranga Lakmal and Dinusha Gomes and the weightlifting team that participated in the 2018 Commonwealth Games were given a warm welcome upon their arrival at the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport today (April 11).

"It's about taking those cheats out before they arrive at the Games", Mr Sharpe said.

Jombla and Mansaray's disappearance meant India's Ramit Tandon and Vikram Malhotra were handed a walkover in the Pool F clash.

All it took was one jump for Bianca "BB" Stuart to soar her way into the final of the women's long jump at the XXI Commonwealth Games on Wednesday at the Carrara Stadium.

Nsengiyumva has joined the list of athletes and nations that have gracefully tarnished the name of Rwanda and Africa at large.They include; eight Cameroon athletes, two Ugandans and potentially one Ghanaian.

This is the second time since 2012 that Cameroonian athletes have gone missing at an global competition.

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has warned athletes not to breach their visas.

Tattoos on offer include signature sporting figure images as well as Borobi the famous blue koala mascot
Tattoos on offer include signature sporting figure images as well as Borobi the famous blue koala mascot

On Monday night, another two were declared missing, and finally, on Tuesday, three others left their room.

Scotland and Wales were both beaten in their final pool matches; the Thistles will now meet Barbados as they look to take ninth place while winless Wales will face Fiji, who also ended the group stage without a win, as they aim to avoid finishing is last place.

Cameroon team manager Victor Agbor Nso told local media he had been in contact with the police.

The Commonwealth Games Federation said it would monitor the situation but athletes had "the right to travel freely" on their visas.

"These people and others that might have a similar objective need to hear this message very clearly: They aren't going to game the system".

"The team was here in Warwick training, but the reality is we are three hours away from the Gold Coast, it is quite a trip", Cr Dobie told news.com.au. First in the night of April 8 three athletes departed the village.

Pakistan were featuring six wrestlers in the competition and will be hoping to get a medal in the 86kg event with 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Muhammad Inam competing in it.