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Sad Story- Former Female Olympics Competitor Now Works In A Stone Quarry

Domingas Embana Togna is a former Olympic Games athlete, and World Championship competitor. 

She represented her homeland, Guinea-Bissau, in the 2007 World Championships in Athletics – Women's marathon. This event took place in the streets of Osaka, Japan, on 2 September 2007. Unfortunately, Domingas was not able to complete that race. 



Moreover, she participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 1500 meters race, which took place at the Beijing National Stadium, China, on the 21st-23rd of August. She finished eleventh in the heat and thirty-third overall. 


According to a post on GTV Sports plus' Facebook page, Domingas worked as a maid and is currently working in a stone quarry to survive. 



But what happened to Dominga's funds she accumulated during her career? Did she mismanage them? This indeed is a painful story for every sports personality. We hope and pray that the sports ministry and other concerned citizens help her out of this situation. Kindly follow our news hub for all the latest in the world of sports, entertainment, politics, and many more.

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