Uganda is among the many many international locations world-wide ready to function within the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games scheduled for twenty third July to eighth August this yr in Japan.
A complete of 25 athletes (13 ladies and 12 males) from 4 sports activities disciplines are present process relentless coaching periods in preparation for the worldwide occasion as Uganda is about to make it’s sixteenth look on the video games.
With an intention of boosting the athletes’ weight-reduction plan, the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) on Friday introduced it’s partnership with Lato Milk.
The partnership will see the company agency present numerous milk merchandise on to the athletes throughout this complete countdown to the Olympic video games and in addition cowl the 2024 summer season Olympics in Paris, France.
“We are counting down 100 Days to the Games and we’re very joyful to be unveiling our partnership with Lato Milk. We have been discussing with a variety of company corporations and so they have come out to supply merchandise which might be given on to athletes and I imagine that is the start of the connection,” UOC president Dr. Donald Rukare famous.
Rukare can be optimistic that the event “will assist the athletes of their dietary buildup as they prepare for the Olympics since UOC has agreed with the agency to have a long run relationship that may go into 2024 summer season Olympic Games in Paris.”
Athletics at present has the very best variety of individuals already qualifed for the video games (19) adopted by Boxing (three), swimming (two) and Rowing (one).
Middleweight Boxer David Semujju Kavuma stated, “We thank our sponsors who’ve come on board to reinforce our performances in trainings with mul-nutrition help and this can run till the tip of the camp. As boxers, we’d like a whole lot of meals to spice up our vitality and we thank the administration.”
Uganda Swimming Federation president Moses Mwase, UOC secretary common Beatrice Patience Ayikoru, Lato Milk managing Director had been all in attendance at Lugogo.
Tentatively Qualified Athletes for 2020 Olympics
Joshua Cheptegei, Halima Nakaayi, Winnie Nanyondo, Ronald Musagala, Albert Chemutai, Peruth Chemutai, Esther Chebet, Kibet Mande Abdallah, Stella Chesang, Sarah Chelangat, Juliet Chekwel, Immaculate Chemutai, Felix Chemonges, Fred Musobo, Solomon Mutai, Benjamin Kiplagat, Rachel Zena, Shida Leni, Oscar Chelimo,
Shadir Musa (Welterweight), Catherine Nanziri (Flyweight), David Kavuma Semujju (Middleweight)
Rowing : Kathleen Noble (Single Scull)