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Tokyo Olympics: Nanyondo Storms 1500M Semi-finals Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo, who spent most of the time defending the inside lane, ran almost all laps among the first five athletes before she outsprinted all her closest competitors in the last lap.
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Cheptegei Pondered Quitting Olympics Due to Pressure Olympic games 3 2 Top story

The long-distance runner says that he endured a lot of pressure which caused him mental distress and anxiety before the 10,000 metres race held on Friday in Tokyo. He scooped a silver medal in the highly competitive race which was won by Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega. Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo won bronze in the same race.
17:21
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Swimmer Ambala Finishes 7th, Out of Tokyo Olympics Olympic games 1

Ambala 20, finished 7th in Heat Two where he posted 54:23 behind Kenya’s Rosafio Danilo who won the heat at 52:54 and Stephens Jagger who came second 52.72. This was Uganda’s best ever mark at the 100m freestyle in the summer Olympic games
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Bwogi Ends Uganda’s Quest for Olympic Boxing Medal Shadir Musa Bwogi 2 Top story

Bwogi, who was in the red corner, threw some punches at the opponent. However, Madiev looked cleaner, in the third round. Bwogi conceded more points after taking in several punches. Bwogi’s loss put an end to Uganda’s quest for boxing medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
17:07
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Boxer Ssemuju Exits Olympic Games After Defeat David Ssemujju 1

According to the Judges, Nemouchi won with score-cards reading 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 and 30-27.
14:05
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Uganda’s Pioneer Woman Olympic Boxer Nanziri Eliminated by Japan's Namiki Catherine Nanziri 2

Nanziri’s participation in the games is historical. She remains the first ever female Ugandan boxer to represent Uganda in the summer games just like Kathleen who was the first Ugandan in the rowing sport. She would have made more history if she penetrated up to the round of 16.
07:15
07:15

Ugandan Rower Kathleen Noble Sets National Record at Olympics Opener Olympic games 1

Noble opened Uganda’s hunt for medals in the summer games, but fell to rowing stars from Northern Ireland and Mexico respectively. Noble, 26, posted 8:21.85 in the 2000m rowing race which put her in the fifth position in a heat won by world champion Sanita Pupsure from Ireland who posted 7:46:08.
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Rower Kathleen Noble to Open Uganda’s Hunt for Medals in Tokyo Olympic Games 1 1

As the game kickoff, Uganda’s first representation will be by 26 year old Kathleen Grace Noble who will compete in the Women's single sculls in the rowing sport. Her appearance at the summer Games is historic as she becomes the first ever athlete to represent the country in the rowing sport.
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Why Athletes Vanish when on National Duty Julius Ssekitooleko 6 1

Uganda Boxing Federation president Moses Muhangi pointed out Juma Miiro, a boxing bronze medalist at the common wealth games in Australia in 2018 who wanted to vanish in Australia after the games to go and start a decent living. Muhangi revealed that it took him a lot of effort to convince the athlete to come back to the country, assuring him of a monthly salary promised by President Museveni to all medalists. However, since then, he has never received any salary and Muhangi feels so guilty that Miiro missed the chance of leading a better life where talent is rewarded.
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Cheptegei, Kiplimo Head Uganda’s Olympics Long Distances Team jacob kiplimo 1 2

Uganda has assembled a team of over 10 long distance led by the two star athletes. Besides Jochua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo, the team comprises Albert Chemutai 3,000M Steeplechase, Peruth Chemutai 3,000M – St’chase, Esther Chebet (10,000M), Steven Kissa(10,000M), Stella Chesang (5,000M), Sarah Chelengat (5,000M), Benjamin Kiplagat (3,000M St’chase), Racheal Zena Chebet (1,0000M), Oscar Chelimo (5,000M).
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Nanyondo Finishes 5th At London Diamond League Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo, 27 ran a time of 4:29:08 in a race that was won by America’s middle distance elite runner Kate Grace who posted a world-leading mark at 4:27:04
17:08
17:08

Second Batch of Ugandan Olympians Departs for Japan Olympic games 1 2

Beatrice Ayikoru, Chief de Mission at the Uganda Olympic committee, says the team comprising four athletes will intensify training as they wait for the finals games.
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