10 December 2012

Angola: Sprinter Michael Johnson Studies Areas for Partnerships

Luanda — The retired American sprinter Michael Johnson is the country since Monday morning to take note of the needs of the Angolan Olympic and adapted athletics, and thus asses show he will help the Olympic and Paralympics Committee for greater development.

In the press conference, held in Luanda, Michael Johnson said that he feels to be useful through his "Michael Johnson Performance"b Foundation, whose objective is ti help runners to achieve the maximum potential.

On Tuesday, the retired US sprinter will be received in audience at 9h30 a.m by the Angolan Minister of Youth and Sports, Gonçalves Muandumba and then at 12 p.m he will hold a meeting with Angolan Olympic Committee and Athletics Federation.

On Thursday, Michael Johnson and José Sayovo will hold a demonstration race at Luanda's Coqueiros stadium, then a press conference before returning to US.

Michael Johnson won four medals and eight world championships gold medals.

Michael Johnson was born in Dallas on 13 September in 1967 and retired from the athletics in 2001.

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