TNM, AAM challenge athletes
TNM and Athletics Association of Malawi (AAM) have challenged athletes to break records for this year’s Mount Mulanje Porters Race set for tomorrow.
The annual event attracts local and international athletes who brave chilly weather and the rough terrain around the mountain.
TNM Chief Officer— Consumer Services, Daniel Makata, said they were hoping that athletes would be motivated to set new records.
He said TNM had pumped K5 million into the competition in line with the company’s commitment to develop all sports discipline and promote tourism.
“As a Malawian brand, we are committed to the development of all sporting disciplines in the country. Aside being the long term sponsor of the Super League, we have been sponsoring golf, cricket and triathlon,” Makata said.
AAM President, Godfrey Phiri, said: “Through this event, we have identified a number of athletes, so we will be there to scout for talent. I, therefore, urge athletes to set new records.”
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