13 December 2012

Angola: Nation and U.S. Sprinters Share Track

Luanda — The threefold Paralympics record holder the Angolan José Sayovo and the US retired sprinter Michael Johnson on Thursday in Luanda staged the highest moment of the visit paid by the American athlete to the country, with the contest of the non-competitive of the two 100-meter races at Luanda's Coqueiros stadium.

The much expected friendly race that brought together the two runners was won by the Angolan visually impaired athlete (class T11).

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

Michael Johnson made his Olympic debut in 1992, winning the 4x400m relay along with his teammates.

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