Optimist national team gear up for World Championship

Angola National Optimist sailing team, the current African champions, are preparing for the 2023 Optimist World Championship to be held from June 15 to 25 in Barcelona, Spain.

The five sailors, who won the African champion title in Morocco in May, are expected in competition stage on Sunday.

In addition to the coach, Moisés Camota, the athletes include Vitoria Camota, Augusto Amaro, Carlos Jamba, Francisco Cândido and Laureano Simão, all belonging to Clube Naval team.

This is the first time the country is being represented by more athletes in the last six years.

In 2016, Angola was represented only by Osvaldo da Gama.

The event will bring together more than 50 countries

Source: Angola Press News Agency (APNA)