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Paralympics: Husnah Kukundakwe Sets Personal Best In Tokyo

Swimmer Husnah Kukundakwe has set her lifetime best in the 100m breastroke after her Paralympics debut in Tokyo.

Kukundakwe, finished sixth in heat one Thursday Morning with a PB time of 1:34.35, beating her previous best of 1:36.31 she set in April at the World Series in Sheffield.

Despite her improvements, it was not enough to see her advance to the final.

She was 12th of 14 overall, but only swimmers with the top 8 times, regardless of heat, reached the final.

Her heat one was won by Adelina Razetdinova (1:26.29) of the Russia Olympic Committee.

Kukundakwe, at 14, is the youngest athlete at the ongoing Paralympics in Tokyo and will remain positive that she still has a lot to achieve.

David Emong who won Silver in Rio, remains the only medallist for Uganda at the Paralympics ever.

Emong will be in action on August 28 in the Men’s 1500m T46. Runner Peace Oroma and Badminton player Ritah Asiimwe are the other athletes for Team Uganda at the ongoing games.


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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