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World Junior Championship: Chesang Bags Uganda’s Only Medal

Prisca Chesang won Uganda's only medal at the 2021 World Athletics U20 Championship at the Kasarani Sports Complex in Nairobi, Kenya.  Chesang bagged bronze in the Women's 5000m on Sunday, the last day of the championship. Fresh from the Tokyo Olympics, Chesang who earlier fell short in the 3000m, finished...

Uganda Athletics Olympics Team Reaps Big

Telecommunications giants, MTN Uganda, has rewarded the entire Uganda athletics team that participated in the recently concluded 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Each athlete, coaches and administrators that made up the contingent have been awarded with a collective sum of Sh175,500,000. The money includes UGX 50,000,000/- each to Joshua Cheptegei and Peruth...

Olympics: Winnie Nanyondo Through To 1500m Final

Uganda's middle distance runner Winnie Nanyondo has qualified to the Women's 1500m final at the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo. Nanyondo came fourth with a time of 4:01.64 behind winner Siffan Hassan, Laura Muir and Linden Hall in that order in heat two. Its a big achievement and sign of resilience...

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...
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