Rwanda teenage beach volleyball pair of Penelope Musabyimana and valentine Munezero made history winning the bronze medal of the sixth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau Bahamas.
The quadrennial event started on 19th to 23th July.
Led by coach Christopher Mudahunyuka, the pair of Musabyimana and Munezero have set a new record of becoming the first Rwandan team to win a medal in commonwealth games. They defeated the Scotland team in a very tough game of 2-1 (16-21; 26-24; 15-9).
The beach volleyball team along with tennis youngster Ernest Habiyambere were the only Rwandan representatives at the prestigious event that has attracted up to 1,300 athletes aged 14-18 from 70 nations and territories with making their debut appearance.
Meanwhile in tennis, Habiyambere could not go beyond the second round after losing to Mathew Stubbings from Papua New Guinea 2-0 (6-2, 6-3).