Choppies sponsors renowned star athlete Baboloki Thebe (won Olympics bronze medal for 4X400m relay)

Choppies Distribution Centre (Pty) Ltd has renewed a sponsorship agreement with Baboloki Thebe as part of his participation in various elite competitions. Baboloki is a Botswana track and field sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres. He was a silver medalist in the 200 metres at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics and reached the semi-finals at the 2014 World Junior Championships in athletics. He went on to win a bronze medal together with his 4x400m relay team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics which saw him scoop BWP50 000 as an incentive for performing well courtesy of Choppies. Choppies through its CSR initiative has been sponsoring Baboloki since 2018 and recently renewed his annual sponsorship in November 2021. The sponsorship covers his monthly housing, allowance, utilities and groceries.

Date: July 2018 to date

Value: BWP114 000

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