6 famous people you didn’t know are from Mozambique

Francis Akhalbey Jun 25, 2019 at 11:34am

June 25, 2019 at 11:34 am | Culture

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

June 25, 2019 at 11:34 am | Culture

Maria Mutola — Photo Credit: olympic.org

Maria Mutola
A very popular figure in her home country, Maria Mutola is a retired athlete with several honors to her name. Mutola, who mostly competed in 800-metre events competed at 6 Olympic games and made history at Sydney 2000 when she won Mozambique’s first ever gold medal at the Olympics.

She has also competed in other athletic events breaking records and winning medals along the way.

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