Luka Chimwemwe smit has won two gold medals in 50m freestyle and 100m freestyle respectively at the CANA Zone IV swimming championship in Luanda, Angola.
The 14-year-old managed to beat the national and personal record as he finished the 50m freestyle at 26.37 and the 100m freestyle at 58.16.
Meanwhile in other events the boys under 14 relay team set a new Malawian record at the championship by finishing at 1.59.24 beating the 2016 record which was at 2.07.18.
Tasunje Mkavea Jeremia Makwenda and Luka smit all broke the national and personal records at the championship and managed to record personal best times.
The swimming championship started on 3rd May and finished yesterday. The team representing Malawi is expected to return in the country any day this week.
The CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships is an annual swimming competition involving 14 member countries which include Angola, Malawi, South Africa, Botswana, Mauritius, Eswatini, Comoros, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Seychelles. The event involves athletes under 12 years to over 24. and also includes masters from age 25 and over.
Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) congratulates the young swimmers for raising the Malawian flag high at the CANA Zone IV swimming championship in Luanda, Angola.