The Athletics Association of Malawi (AAM) who sent eight athletes and three officials to Mozambique on Wednesday to participate in this year’s African Union (AU) Games in Maputo have managed to win seven medals on Friday.
Malawi at this tournament has collected two gold, three silver and two bronze medals.
Cecilia Luhanga was the overall winner in the women’s 400 metres’ category, while Prisca Kachule also got gold in 400 metres paralympic women’s category.
In the veterans’ men’s contest, Rodwell Kamwendo won silver just like Harry Sichali in the serious runners’ category for men.
Doris Fisher scooped a third silver medal for Malawi in the women’s marathon, whereas Nancy Matanda won bronze in the same category.
Alinafe Puwa earned bronze medal in 400 metres’ category for paralympic athletes.
Malawi National Council of Sports Executive Secretary, George Jana has hailed the results.
“This shows that they are committed and dedicated towards doing well. They have shown their love for Malawi. Most of the athletes are quite young and I believe that we have a great future in the sport,” Jana said.