At just 12 years alo, young Tanya Muzinda is already an accomplished motocross rider and the first ever female motocross champion in Zimbabwe.
“Through Stefy Bau, Muzinda toured Europe in 2016 where she met world champion, Tony Cairoli. She participated in the Italian Motocross Championship, where she competed against top junior and senior female riders from Europe.”
“In 2015 she was awarded Junior Sportswoman and Junior Sportsperson of the Year at Zimbabwe’s National Sports Awards.”
In that same year, Muzinda was made Sportswoman of the Year by Zimbabwe International Women’s Awards in Birmingham, England.
“The young genius also becomes the second Zimbabwean to attend Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebrations this year after UK-based 16-year-old music sensation Donel Mangena.”
Thanks to Tanya, more and more people are getting enticed to motocross in Zimbabwe. She wants to become the first women’s motocross world champion from Africa!