Tanyaradzwa Adel Muzinda is a young talented Zimbabwean motocross rider who has won the award for junior sportswoman of the year at the 2015 edition of the Annual Sports Awards. She is the first woman in Zimbabwean motorcross history to have won a championship race.

Tanyaradzwa Muzinda
Tanyaradzwa Muzinda, Tanya Muzinda, Zimbabwean motocross rider
Image Via: Tanya Muzinda
Born April 31, 2004
Nationality Zimbabwe
Occupation
  • Motocross rider
  • Student
Years active 2011 - present
Parent(s) Tawanda Muzinda (father)
Website tanyamuzinda.com

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Background

Tanyaradzwa Adel Muzinda was born on 31 August 2004 in Belevdere, Harare. Tanya is the daughter to Tawanda Muzinda.

Education

Tanyaradzwa is currently attending primary school at Eaglesvale Primary School in Harare.[1]

Career

Tanyaradzwa started racing at the age of five and is the first female to have won a motocross championship in Zimbabwe since it was started in 1957. She finished second in the 2012 championship season.[2] In 2013, Tanya claimed pole position at a BogWheelers Club event held in Donnybrook in Harare. Muzinda came ahead of male counterparts Kuda Mhene and Daiyaan Manuel in the 65cc B Class race.[3]

European Tour

Tanya is set to tour europe from July 5 to August 27 where she will participate in FIM (Motor International Federation) sanctioned races. A fund-raising function to be held on July 3 at Gava Restaurant in Harare. The reigning Junior Sportsperson of the Year was invited to train in Belgium at the world's largest and best motocross track. She has also been invited by motocrosser Tony Cairoli to the MotoGP taking place in Italy where she will be the guest of honor.[4]

Awards

Trivia


Video Gallery

Tanya's Al Jazeera




References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jonathan Mbiriyemveka, Tanya thrive on speed, Herald, Published: September 7, 2013, Retrieved: June 3, 2016
  2. , Tanya Muzinda Profile, Zimmoto-X, retrieved 3 June 2016
  3. , Collin Matiza, Axcil falls in love with Tanya, Published October 15, 2013, Retrieved 3 June 2016
  4. {http://www.herald.co.zw/tanya-muzinda-off-to-europe/ Tanya Muzinda off to Europe], Herald, published: June 27, 2016, retrieved: June 27, 2016
  5. 5.0 5.1 True champions never sleep!, Sunday Mail, Published: December 20, 2015, Retrieved 3 June 2016