31 December 2012

Angola: Former Olympic Champion in Luanda for Yearend Race

Luanda — The former Olympic champion, the Portuguese Rosa Mota, arrived Sunday, in Luanda, under the invitation of the Angolan Athletics Federation (FAA) to be the godmother of the traditional end of the year footrace, dubbed Saint Sylvester, which will hold its 57th edition this Monday.

The Portuguese runner will be one of the top figures of athletics at the 2012 edition.

Rosa Mota, Olympic champion of 1988 in Seoul, also conquered bronze medal in Athens (Greece) Olympic Game of 1984 and a gold medal in 1987, in Rome (Italy).

The race is to begin at 5 pm in Mutamba square, then pass through the avenues Amilcar Cabral, Revolução de Outubro, Hochi-Min, Alameda Manuel Van-Dúnem, Comandante Valódia, Missão, Robert Hudson and 4 de Fevereiro, as well as Baleizão square and ends at Coqueiros Stadium.

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