Cameroonian Athletes Flee Commonwealth Games 2018

Robert Pitcairn who is teamed with Nicole Rossignol in the Queen's prize pairs is the oldest competitor at the

Nigeria's boxer Yetunde Odunuga on Wednesday qualified for the semi-finals in the women's boxing event of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

"The Cameroon Commonwealth Games Team is sad to announce that eight of the 24 athletes they took to".

Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Robert Sarfo Mensah, has said he is not amused by the performance of the Ghanaian contingent at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Boxer Ulrich Rodrigue Yombo failed to appear at the weigh-in on Wednesday for his quarter-final bout in the 81kg division against Harley O'Reilly, handing the Canadian the fight.

"May the success of the South African team inspire aspiring young sports athletes", Government Communication and Information Service's Acting Director-General Phumla Williams said.

"I don't think they will be back", Cameroon's Molombe told CNN Sport, confirming their disappearance had been reported to Australian police.

"We are disappointed to hear that a total of eight athletes from the Cameroonian team left the Athletes' Village without notice", the CGF said in a statement.

Shooter Robert Pitcairn competes in the Queen's prize pairs on Tuesday
GETTY IMAGES Shooter Robert Pitcairn competes in the Queen's prize pairs on Tuesday

"This happens at every games, it's no surprise. if there is a breach (of visa) Peter Dutton and his team will deal with it", Beattie said.

Queensland Commonwealth Games Minister Kate Jones said that the Australian Federal Police "are keeping a watching brief on these athletes".

Gold Coast 2018 chairman Peter Beattie urged the athletes to "stay within the law" and not stay in Australia beyond the expiry of their visas.

The missing athletes were last seen at different times on Monday and Tuesday, according to Molombe.

During the London 2012 Olympics, seven left the athletes village.

"Right now we are anxious about safety and welfare of the athletes and we are taking this very seriously and monitoring the situation with team Cameroon", Mr Grevemberg said.

"The safety and welfare of those athletes from the Team Cameroon perspective is being taken very, very seriously, but we are obviously monitoring that situation with Team Cameroon", Mr Grevemberg added.

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