Kabange Mupopo battles on two fronts to keep Team Zambia’s fading medal hopes at the Rio Olympics.
The female ‘Bo Jackson’, who is also Shepolopolo Zambia striker and captain, will run in the 400 semifinals on Sunday.
The African 400 meters champion will return to the track on Monday in heat 3 of the 200 meters.
Mupopo is racing in two events at the Olympics.
She is one of two athletes still standing from Team Zambia in Brazil after five compatriots all tumbled in the preliminary rounds of the respective events.
On Saturday, 100 meters men’s sprinter Gerald Phiri failed to qualify to the semifinals after finishing 4th in round 1 with a time of 10.27 from his heat that was won by USA star Justin Gatlin with a time of 10.01.
Meanwhile, Jordan Chipangama will be the last Zambian to start his campaign in the men’s marathon on the final day of the Olympic Games on August 21.