Luís Travassosathlete Association for the Recovery of Misfit Citizens of Oliveira do Hospital (ARCIAL), was summoned to the National Team that will dispute the 5th European Parahockey Championship (Euro Parahoquey Championship) from 18 to 22 this month in Antwerp, Belgium.
During the 2018/2019 season, four players from the institution participated in the eight stages of preparation of the national team, "so the presence of Luís Travassos in the final choice was no surprise," the institution said in a statement.
This is already the second consecutive presence of an ARCIAL athlete among the elected to defend Portugal's colors at the European Championship, after Marco Marques, in 2017, was part of the team that was crowned European champion in Amsterdam. The ARCIAL player would even receive, in January of the following year, the Athlete of the Year trophy at the Oliveira do Hospital Sport Gala.
Read full story in today's print edition, Tuesday, August 13, of Diário As Beiras