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Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:25 - Updated Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:07

Adapted athletics: Huambo and Luanda win national

Luanda - With 18 gold, eight silver and three bronze medals, Huambo province, in men category, won the XX National Adapted Athletics Championship, while Luanda took the trophy in women, with four gold, three silver and two bronze medals.

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José Chamoleia (branco) foi imperial nos 100 e 400 metros

Photo: Marcelino Camões

Overall, Huambo won 39 medals, including the three gold, two silver and five bronze medals from the women category, which, however, missed the podium in a competition held Friday and Saturday at Coqueiros Stadium.

In the men category, Luanda got the 2nd position with nine gold, three silver and two bronze medals, totaling 23 medals with the women's sector.

The third position in men's went to Huila (five gold, four silver and three bronze), while the province of Benguela got the second place in women's (four gold, one silver and one bronze).

Namibe occupied the third position in women's (three gold, four silver and three bronze).

The men from Huambo thus won the seventh consecutive trophy, outperforming the various classes of disabilities, notably the triumphs of José Chamoleia in the 100 m (time 11 seconds and 82 tenths) and 400 m (55 seconds and 63 m) for class T11, total blindness.

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