APCC Athlete wins gold in International Tricity Cup

APCC Athlete wins gold in International Tricity Cup

DR FB Sandra Semedo

Sandra Semedo which represents the Association of Cerebral Palsy of Coimbra (APCC), today won the gold medal in the 800-meter race of the RR2 class of the International Tricity Cup, which is taking place in Frederiksberg, Denmark.

The tricycle finished the race at 3:30 p.m., "with almost 100 meters of advance to the second classified. Thus confirming its status as one of the most outstanding practitioners of the world, "reads the note sent today by the association to the Diary as Beiras.

This is the sixth medal achieved by the APCC athlete in this competition. Sandra Semedo adds four gold and two silver medals in what is considered the largest international competition in the sport.

The tricycle of the APCC that reached today also the 4th. place in the race of 100 meters, participates tomorrow in the races of 400 meters and on Saturday in the races of 5000 meters.

The International Triathlon Cup is the competitive event of the International RaceRunning Development Camp & Cup, which runs from 7 to 14 July and brings together about 250 participants for a week of races, joint training, coaching and social activities.

Portugal is also represented by Alírio Almeida, André Pinto and João Lomar.

The tricycle is a mixed sport, practiced in athletics tracks and with three classes of competition, in which the athletes run with their feet, in a equipment with three wheels and three supports.

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