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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:29 - Updated Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:30

Sailing: Angolan duo qualify for Tokyo Olympic Games

Luanda - Angolan duo Matias Montinho and Paixão Afonso qualified for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday after winning the final race of the qualifying tournament in class 470 held in Luanda Island with 16 points.

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Qualification to Tokyo Olympic Games (Japan).

Photo: Nelson Malamba

Qualificação aos Jogos Olímpicos de Tóquio (Japão) na classe de 470 e o campeonato africano da modalidade na classe de 420 e 470 em ambos os sexos.

Photo: Nelson Malamba

In women's category, Angola failed to qualify, with sailors Domingas Huambo and Isabel Afonso being overcome by Mozambican duo Maria Parruque and Denise Machava, who will represent the African continent in the Olympic Games.

Angolan men's sailing will once again be present at the Olympic Games, after participating in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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