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Kukundakwe Eyes 100M Breaststroke Final At Tokyo Paralympic Games

Kukundakwe Eyes 100m Breaststroke Final At The Tokyo Paralympic Games

Uganda’s only Paralympic swimmer Husnah Kukundakwe is hopeful of making it to the 100m breaststroke final. She will be making a debut at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, August 25. The 15-year-old Aga Khan High School student is set to compete in the 100 breast and 100m freestyle races at the games. She qualified to represent the country when she made ...

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Immaculate Chemutai, Juliet Complete Grueling Olympic Marathon

Immaculate Chemutai, Juliet Complete Grueling Olympic Marathon

Ugandan marathon runners Immaculate Chemutai and Juliet Chekwel have successfully completed the Tokyo Olympics marathon. They finished in the 16th and 69th positions respectively. At the front of the marathon, a Kenyan 1-2 finished the event. Peres Jepchirchir won gold as she placed a time of 2:27.20 ahead of her compatriot Brigid Kosgei who crossed the finish line 16 seconds ...

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Cheptegei, Kiplimo Aim For Gold At Tokyo Olympics Today

Cheptegei And Kiplimo Congratulated By President Museveni

Today is the day for the 5000m race and Ugandans have high expectations from Uganda’s Cheptegei and Kiplimo. The two athletes will also be aiming for first and second place. This is also their last shot at winning a medal at the Olympics this year. The only difference today is the distance of the races. However, just like the previous ...

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Peruth Chemutai Becomes First Woman In Uganda To Win An Olympic Gold Medal

Peruth Chemutai Becomes The First Woman In Uganda To Win An Olympic Gold Medal

News coming in indicates that Peruth Chemutai has won Uganda’s first gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Chemutai was competing in the 3000m steeplechase. The athlete becomes the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic event and the third Ugandan after John Akibua and Stephen Kiprotich. She also set a national record of 9:01:41 to win the 3000m steeplechase title. ...

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Belarus Sprinter, Krystina Timanovskaya Flies Out Of Japan

Belarus Sprinter, Krystina Timanovskaya Flies Out Of Japan

Krystina Timanovskaya, a 24-year-old Belarus sprinter boarded a flight to Vienna on Wednesday morning. She had earlier refused to follow orders to fly home early from the Tokyo Olympics about a week ago, but she finally left. Earlier on, she had been expected to travel directly to Warsaw as Poland had granted her a humanitarian visa. However, she changed her ...

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