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The procession was accompanied by Ministers, government officials parents and relatives of the athletes. Peruth Chemutai, the 3,000m steeplechase winner, was behind Cheptegei's car. Behind her was Jacob Kiplimo, the bronze medalist in the 10,000m race.
11 Aug 2021 07:04
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Excited airport staff and workers take selfies and photos of the medalists
Team Uganda received a heroic welcome on Tuesday after a successful Olympics campaign. The team led a procession from Entebbe International Airport led by the 10, 000M race Gold medalist Joshua Cheptegei.

The procession was accompanied by Ministers, government officials parents and relatives of the athletes. Peruth Chemutai, the 3,000m steeplechase winner, was behind Cheptegei's car. Behind her was Jacob Kiplimo, the bronze medalist in the 10,000m race.

The medalists donning team Uganda jerseys wore the medals around their necks and waved the Uganda flag as the procession moved from the VVIP lounge entrance at Entebbe International Airport to the National Council of Sports offices in Kampala.

Uganda Radio Network brings you pictures from the day's event.