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Guide: Uganda’s Athletes Schedule at Tokyo Olympics

Uganda will seek to improve on their medal-tally at the Olympics when the 2020 games get underway in Tokyo this Friday.

The country has seven medals altogether including two golds – John Akibua (400m hurdles) in 1972 Munich and Stephen Kiprotich (Marathon) in 2012 London.

With 25 athletes set to raise the national flag high, Uganda has their biggest contingent since the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States.

For the first time, Uganda will be represented by a rower – Kathleen Noble. Catherine Nanziri will be the first female boxer from Uganda.

There are 13 women of the 25 on Team Uganda including the duo of Halimah Nakaayi and Winnie Nanyondo.

Uganda’s schedule below has left out semis or final dates for athletes who are starting at first rounds or heats.

(Slide table from right to left)

DateNameSportCategoryVenue
23/07Kathlen NobleRowingWomen’s single scull (heats)Sea Forest Waterway
24/07Shadir MusaBoxingMen’s Welterweight (r-32)Kokugikan Arena
25/07Cathrine NanziriBoxingWomen’s flyweight (r-32)Kokugikan Arena
26/07David SsemujjuBoxingMen’s middleweight (r-32)Kokugikan Arena
27/07Ambala AtuhaireSwimmingMen’s 100m freestyle (heats)Tokyo Aquatics Centre
30/07Kirabo NamutebiSwimmingWomen’s 50m freestyle (heats)Tokyo Aquatics Centre
30/07Albert chemutaiAthleticsMen’s 3000m SC (heats)Olympic Stadium
30/07Halimah NakaayiAthleticsWomen’s 800m (heats)Olympic Stadium
30/07Winnie NanyondoAthleticsWomen’s 800m (heats)Olympic Stadium
30/07Esther ChebetAthleticsWomen’s 5000m (heats)Olympic Stadium
30/07Sarah ChelangatAthleticsWomen’s 5000m (heats)Olympic Stadium
30/07Prisca ChesangAthleticsWomen’s 5000m (heats)Olympic Stadium
30/07Joshua CheptegeiAthleticsMen’s 10000m (final)Olympic Stadium
30/07Jacob KiplimoAthleticsMen’s 10000m (final)Olympic Stadium
30/07Stephen KissaAthleticsMen’s 10000m (final)Olympic Stadium
01/08Peruth ChemutaiAthleticsWomen’s 3000m SC (heats)Olympic Stadium
02/08Winnie NanyondoAthleticsWomen’s 1500m (heats)Olympic Stadium
03/08Ronald MusagalaAthleticsMen’s 1500m (heats)Olympic Stadium
03/08Shida LeniAthleticsWomen’s 400m (heats)Olympic Stadium
03/08Johua CheptegeiAthleticsMen’s 5000m (heats)Olympic Stadium
03/08Jacob KiplimoAthleticsMen’s 5000m (heats)Olympic Stadium
03/08Oscar ChelimoAthleticsMen’s 5000m (heats)Olympic Stadium
07/08Juliet ChekwelAthleticsWomen’s MarathonSapporo park
07/08Immaculate ChemutaiAthleticsWomen’s MarathonSapporo park
07/08Mercyline ChelangatAthleticsWomen’s 10000mOlympic Stadium
08/08Stephen KiprotichAthleticsMen’s MarathonSapporo park
08/08Filex ChemongesAthleticsMen’s MarathonSapporo park
08/08Fred MusoboAthleticsMen’s MarathonSapporo park
Ugndaa athletes schedule for Tokyo

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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