The Ugandan runner, Jacent Nyamahunge won the first gold metal for Ugandan team during the 200m race at Olympics World Games that took place on Saturday in Abu Dhabi 2019.
The UCU student, 21, was the first to cross the finishing line in the women’s 200m run that took place at Dubai Police officers club Stadium in 24.76 beating her nearest challenger, Kimura Mayak of Japan just by more than 4 seconds in asymmetrical race. Mogale Johannah from South Africa managed the third position after 28.62.
Jacent Nyamahunge who managed to get a gold medal in both 100m and 200m races in 2015 Olympics, was this time around slower than the 24.0 time she scored in Los Angeles, USA, but still she was excited with her performance. She however appreciated her coach Mr Ssekandi Bashir for the skills, tactics and excellent preparations.
My couch did an excellent job and am here to represent my country,”she said.
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