Argentina announce athletics team for Nottwil 2017

Double Youth Parapan champion leads squad for Junior Worlds. 20 Jun 2017
female wheelchair racer on track with head down

Double Youth Parapan champion Lucia Montenegro will lead the Argentina team at Nottwil 2017.

ⒸLeandro Martins

Lucia Montenegro, the double T54 champion from March’s Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, leads Argentina's 12-strong team for the first World Para Athletics Junior Championships, set to take place in Nottwil, Switzerland, from 3-6 August.

Fellow Youth Parapan champions Ezequiel Palacio and Jesus Bogado also feature in a strong team that includes four other medallists from Sao Paolo.

Ignacio Parodi, Antonio Ortiz, Nicolas Piriz, , Ulises Barrios, Sebastian Marcenaro, Nadia Sgorbini, Elias Manchini, Alan Del Valle and Melanie Fernandez are the other athletes competing.