Wings of Hope of Andiamo tops Regional Athletics Competitions

Wings of Hope Team

Wings of Hope Team

Wings of Hope of Andiamo beat Mwanza Police, Mulanje/Sapitwa, Zomba Police, Machinga Police and Blantyre Police in a regional athletic competition that was organised by the Athletic Association of Malawi (AAM) at Mulanje Park on Saturday, 19 October 2013.

According to Joseph Bwezani, who was leader of the delegation, Andiamo Wings of Hope competed in 100, 400, 800, 5000 metres and in relay race.

In 400 women relay race, Eneless Aufe from Andiamo Wings of Hope finished first. She completed the race in 1 minute and 26 seconds.

5000m men followed and again, Caphus Kasten from Andiamo Wings of Hope was also number 1 with 14:56:17 he rounded the ground 12.5 rounds.

In the 800m women, Eneless Aufe was number 1 and on position 4 was Catherine Makaika both from Andiamo Wings of Hope (Andiamo Secondary School).

The same result was repeated in 800m men. Caphus Kasten ended first with 1:56: 59 while Erick James Silika was number 4 with 2:88: 56.

“In 100m women, first hit Hilda Kawenda of Andiamo Wings of Hope, she ended number 2,” Bwezani says Hilda qualifies into the finals that she got position 2 again in the same race.

Dennis Phiri and Gift Kawale, both of Andiamo Wings of Hope qualify for the finals after emerging victorious in 100m.In the Relay race, Andiamo team was number 2.

 The aim of this competition was to select the Athletes to go for National competition in Lilongwe on 23 November 2013. The winners will be selected to go to Brazil for an International competition.

By Our Reporter

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