The Estádio da Bela Vista – Parchal, Lagoa, received 1600 students from more than 70 schools in the Algarve that held the School Sports Athletics Festival in Lagoa. More than one and a half thousand young athletes from various disciplines of athletics during the 15th of March celebrated with jumps, launches, and races, the main activities of the "Athletics Festival / Regional Sports Mega Sprinter of the Algarve.
The best ranked student-athletes will now represent the Algarve region in the Mega Sprinter Nacional, which this year will be held in Faro on 5 and 6 April. Of the 35 students studied for the national phase, 5 are students from schools in the municipality of Lagoa and stood out in the Mega Sprinter and Mega Km tests.
It was another edition of the great meeting of regional school sports held in Lagoa. The municipality highlights "the excellent conditions of the athletic track of the Municipal Stadium of Bela Vista", which "associated with the municipal strategy to promote physical activity and sport" and "the close relationship cultivated among the various promoters of the initiative" are some of the «reasons that once again elected Lagoa as the venue for this Athletics party in 2019».
This event was organized by the Regional School Sports Coordination, in partnership with the Lagoa Municipal Council and the Algarve Athletics Association.